Bulbophyllum longilabre Schltr. 1912 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

Photo by Rogier Van Vugt and his P base Orchid Photo Website

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Photo courtesy of Wolfgang H. Bandisch. Photo By Mrs. Ralph Levy Copyright 1998, 1999 All rights reserved. And his Papua & New Guinea Orchid Species site


Common Name The Long-Lipped Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 2.4 [6 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in moist to wet, mossy, montane forests at elevations around 700 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a freely brasnching, creeping rhizome giving rise to close set, conical-ovoid to subglobose, obtusely 4 sided, ribbed, purplish in high light pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, chartaceous, glabrous, ligulate, obtuse, subpetiolate below leaf that blooms winter and late spring on a basal, erect to arcuate, longer than the leaf, 1 to 1.5" [2.5 to 3.75 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum efogi [Gardening name]; Hapalochilus longilabris (Schltr.) Garay & W. Kittr. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1914 drawing ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 48 No 1 1979 B efogi photo fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Hapalochilus longilabris; AOS Bulletin Vol 80 #4 2011 photo fide; A Compendium of Miniature Orchid Species Gerritsen and Parsons 2013 photo fide