SECTION Peltopus Schlechter 1913

TYPE = Bulbophyllum peltopus Schltr. 1913

Synonyms Section Cycloglossum Schlechter 1913;

Characterized by the distinct pseduobulbs and slender, single flowered inflorescence with medium sized flowers with long-lanceolate sepals, small petals and a flat above lip with a concavity at the base into which fits the pelately thickened column foot. The basal node of the pedicel is above the attachment of the floral bract. The column is thick and short with obliquely truncated stelida

There are 33 species in this section occuring in forests at elevations up to 2900 meters in New Guinea, New Caledonia and the western Pacific Islands

Entries below with an asterix are listed in publications by J J Vermeullen and so are more likely correct than ones without. Species with a question mark in front, seem to me to not conform and so please use with caution.

  1. Bulbophyllum adolinae Schuit., Wanma, Mambor & Heatubun 2018 western New Guinea

  2. Bulbophyllum aechmophorum J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  3. Bulbophyllum algidum Ridl. 1916 New Guinea

  4. Bulbophyllum alveatum J.J.Verm. 1993 Papua New Guinea

  5. Bulbophyllum ankylochele J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  6. Bulbophyllum aphanopetalum Schltr. 1906 New Guinea, New Caledonia and Fiji

  7. Bulbophyllum artostigma J.J.Verm. 1993 Papua New Guinea

  8. Bulbophyllum bliteum J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  9. Bulbophyllum brachypetalum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  10. Bulbophyllum brassii J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  11. Bulbophyllum calviventer J.J.Verm. 1993 eastern New Guinea

  12. Bulbophyllum comocardium Garay, Hamer & Siegerist 1995 Papua New Guinea

  13. Bulbophyllum concavibasalis P.Royen 1979 New Guinea

  14. Bulbophyllum cycloglossum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  15. Bulbophyllum discolor Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  16. Bulbophyllum hapalocodon J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2018 western New Guinea

  17. Bulbophyllum hiljeae J.J.Verm. 1991 Papua New Guinea

  18. Bulbophyllum inciferum J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  19. Bulbophyllum kenae J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  20. Bulbophyllum lophoton J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  21. Bulbophyllum minutipetalum Schltr 1913 Papua New Guinea

  22. Bulbophyllum nubigenum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  23. Bulbophyllum octarrhenipetalum J.J.Sm. 1913 New Guinea, Vanuatu

  24. Bulbophyllum origami J.J.Verm. 1993 Papua New Guinea

  25. Bulbophyllum ortalis J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  26. Bulbophyllum patella J.J.Verm. 1993 Papua New Guinea

  27. *!Bulbophyllum peltopus Schltr. TYPE Papua New Guinea

  28. Bulbophyllum plicatum J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  29. Bulbophyllum ptychantyx J.J.Verm. 1993 eastern New Guinea

  30. Bulbophyllum reevei J.J.Verm. 1992 New Guinea

  31. Bulbophyllum rhodoleucum Schltr.1913 eastern New Guinea

  32. Bulbophyllum santoense J.J.Verm. 1993 Vanuatu and Espiritu Santo

  33. Bulbophyllum scutiferum J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  34. Bulbophyllum subapetalum J.J.Sm. 1915 New Guinea

  35. Bulbophyllum thelantyx J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  36. Bulbophyllum triaristella Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

References *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993;' New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129-195, 2008 Vermuellen; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014;