Bulbophyllum quinquelobum lancilabium

Bulbophyllum quinquelobum Schltr. var. lancilabium Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1913) 806

Type: Schlechter 17344 (holo B, lost)

Differs from the typical variety in the petals having subdenticulate-irregular margins, in the lip having lateral lobes that are at the base clawed-narrowed, and in the lanceolate, acute mid-lobe. (After Schlechter, 1913)

Colours: Flower rose-red. Lip darker so.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lower montane forest; 800 m.

Flowering time in the wild: February.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea; see map 96-1533M.jpg.

Cultivation: Intermediate growing epiphyte.