Bulbophyllum aristilabre J.J. Sm. 1912 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt.

Common Name or Meaning The Hairy Lip Hapalochilus

Flower Size 2.48 to 3.8" [6.2 to 9.5 cm]

Found in the riverine forests of New Guinea at elevations around 300 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with clustered, ovoid-conical, longitudinally grooved pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, acute, apiculate, upper side on either side of the midrib grooved, underneath obtusely prominent, convex, gradually narrowed and conduplicate base leaf and blooms on basal, fascicled, erect, peduncle filiform, 2.2" [5.5 cm] long, 2.24" [6 cm] long overall, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, subulate-acuminate, keeled floral bracts .

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/1985 fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 66 No 3 2001 photo; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; AOS Bulletin Vol 80 #4 2011 photo fide;