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

Photo by Ed de Vogel

TYPE Drawing

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

Full shadeWarm LATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Yellow Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in range forests at elevations around 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short, flexuous rhizome giving rise to conical cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect oblanceolate-ligulate, apiculate, narrowing below into the narrowly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a setiform, 2.8 [7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with cucullate floral bracts and carrying a non-resupinate flower

Schlechter states that the flowers are golden yellow.

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

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