Bulbophyllum tristelidium W.Kittr. 1984 publ. 1985 SECTION Lepidorhiza Schlechter 1911

Plant and Inflorescence

Photos by E F de Vogel

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Common Name or Meaning The Three Stelida Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands as small sized epiphyte with elliptic-oblong, subobtuse, coriaceous, petila,te base leaf that blooms on an erect, to 8" [20 cm] long, successively single, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with ovate-oblong, shortly acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum tridentatum Rolfe 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide; The Orchids of the High Mountains of New Guinea P. Van Royen 1979; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 drawing fide;