Bulbophyllum absconditum hastula

Bulbophyllum absconditum J.J.Sm. subsp. hastula J.J.Verm., Orchid Monogr. 7 (1993) 126, fig. 78 i

Type: Kalkman & Nicolas 4223 (holo L; iso AMES)

Rhizome to 45 by 0.06-0.12 cm diam. Top part of the lip gradually tapering into a (sub)acute tip. (After Vermeulen, 1993)

Colours: As for subsp. absconditum.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lower montane forest; 0-1500 m.

Flowering time in the wild: June, August.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea; see map 96-36M.jpg.

Cultivation: Intermediate growing epiphyte.