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

Photo by P Jongejan

TYPE Drawing

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

Full shadeCoolFallWinter

Common Name The Warty Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in range forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short, filirom, flexuous rhizome giving rise to minute, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblanceolate-elliptic, minutely apiculate, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, filiform, .4 to .68" [1 t o1.7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers

Schlechter states that the flowers are dark purple, the lip is white at the base and the lateral lobes are white.

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

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