Bulbophyllum vaccinioides Schltr. 1913 SECTION Monanthes [Bl] Avery. 1994

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Full shadeCoolFallWinter

Common Name The Blueberry-Like ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in range forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a rigid, cauliform rhizome giving rise to distant, strongly adnate cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect to erect-patent, ligulate to oblong, apiculate, leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a very short single flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are brown, the petals white with a red margin and a central red stripe.

Synonyms Diphyes vaccinioides (Schltr.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2008

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