Bulbophyllum pungens pachyphyllum

Bulbophyllum pungens Schltr. var. pachyphyllum Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1913) 853

Type: Schlechter 16642 (holo B, lost)

Differs from the typical variety in: Leaves thick fleshy with short narrowed base; flowers longer acuminate-caudate and lip longer. (After Schlechter, 1913)

Colours: Flower white.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lower montane forest; 800 m.

Flowering time in the wild: October.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea; see map 96-1509M.jpg.

Cultivation: Intermediate growing epiphyte.