Bulbophyllum xanthophaeum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

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

LATE and

Common Name The Yellow-Black-Brown Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Papua New Guinea in montane forests at elevations of 450 to 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with 5/8" to 7/8" [1.5 to 2.3] between each cyclindric pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic to elliptic-ligulate, subacute and minutely apiculate leaf that blooms in the late spring and winter on a basal, sessile, very short single flowered inflorescence that has scarious basal bracts and arises on mature pseudobulbs.

Synonyms Hapalochilus xanthophaeus (Schltr.) Garay & W. Kittr. 1986

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