Bulbophyllum verrucosum (L.O.Williams) J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

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Common Name The Sharp Verrucose Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 1100 to 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with with .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm] between each suberect, subparellel to the rhizome, compressed, ovoid to narrowly ellipsoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect-patent, elliptic-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, oblique leaf that blooms in the late fall and winter on an erect, patent, fasiculate, successivly single, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Saccoglossum verrucosum L.O.Williams 1943

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 drawing good; Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Saccoglossum verrucosum; Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101–113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014