Bulbophyllum xyphoglossum J.J.Verm., de Vogel & A.Vogel 2010 SECTION Sestochilos [Breda] Benth & Hook.f. 1883

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Part shade Hot LATERSpring

Common Name The Knife Like Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in the Bismark Archipelago in owland forests at elevations around 275 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a long creeping rhizome enveloped by somewhat persistent bracts and with up to 3.6" [9 cm] between eah, ovoid-cylindrical pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-oblong, rounded apically, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on arising from the rhizome, 4.8" [12 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, shorter than the ovary floral bracts


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