Bulbophyllum xanthoacron J.J. Sm. 1911 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt, plant grown by Dan Newman of Hanging Gardens

Common Name The Yellow Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .6" 1.5 cm]

Found in New Guinea in lowland forests as a hot to warm growing epiphyte with close together, oblongoid-ovoid, green, longitudinally multigrooved pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, acute, thick coriaceous, midrib above grooved; underneath obtuse, prominent, channelled-conduplicate, cuneate below into the acuminate petiolate base leaf that blooms on several from the rhizome, erect, peduncle filiform, c. .76" [1.9 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tightly tubular, keeled, subulate-acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Hapalochilus xanthoacron (J.J. Sm.) Garay & W. Kittr. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1985 drawing