Bulbophyllum wolfei B.Gray & D.L.Jones 1991 SECTION Serpenticaulis

Photo by M. A. Clements and The Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Common Name Wolf's Bulbophyllum - In Australia The Fleshy Snake Orchid

Flower Size .2 to .32" [5 to 8 mm]

Found in Queensland Australia in rainforests on upper branches of trees at elevations of 900 to 1200 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphtye with a thin, creeping, branched rhizome and carrying well spaced, flattened, faintly grooved pseudobulbs carrying a single, dark green, fleshy, thick leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on a .8 to .12" [2 to 3 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Serpenticaulis wolfei (B.Gray & D.L.Jones) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Serpenticaulis wolfei photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #12 2017 photo fide;