Bulbophyllum undatilabre J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Photo by Peter O'Byrne and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Full shadeHotWarmSummer EARLY Fall

Common Name The ? Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .46" [1.15 cm] wide

Found in New Guinea in lowland forests at elevations of 75 to 1000 metres as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a creeping, terete rhizome enveloped by tubular, soon disintegrating sheaths with shorter internodes giving rise to obliquely oblong, .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] between each, unequally obtuse, quadrangular pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, obtuse, apiculate, midrib above grooved, cuneate-narrowed base leaf that blooms in the summer and early fall from the nodes of the rhizome, fascicled, peduncle filiform, c. .84 to 1.4" [2.1-3.5 cm] long, provided in the basal part with a few small, tubular sheaths, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, subulate-apiculate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913;