Bulbophyllum hians alticola

Bulbophyllum hians Schltr. var. alticola Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1913) 774

Type: Schlechter 18764 (holo B, lost)

Differs from the typical variety in the clearly broader leaves up to 4 cm wide. (After Schlechter, 1913)

Colours: Not recorded, presumably the same as var. hians.

Habitat: Epiphyte in montane forest; 2400 m.

Flowering time in the wild: November.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea; see map 96-808M.jpg.

Cultivation: Cool growing epiphyte.