Bulbophyllum bantaengense (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2011 SECTION Pedilochilus [Schlechter] J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011

TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Bantaeng Bulbophyllum [An area of southern Sulawesi]

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in southern Sulawesi in coppice at elevations around 2400 to 2900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with a short creeping rhizome with .12 to .32" [3 to 8 mm] between each distinct, erect, ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, elliptic to ovate to obovate, obtuse, petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, peduncle 1.4 to 4.4" [3.5 to 11 cm] long, with 4 to 5 bracts, 1.8 to 5.6" [4.5 to 14 cm] long overall, single flowered inflorescence with apiculate floral bracts.

Synonyms *Pedilochilus bantaengensis J.J.Sm. 1928

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Pedilochilus bantaengensis; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi, J J Verm & P O'Byrne 2011 as Bulbophyllum bantaengense drawing fide;