Bulbophyllum rolfei (Kunze) Seidenf.
  • Dansk Bot. Ark. 33: 149 (1979)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Bulbophyllum rolfei (Kunze) Seidenf. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000605520. Accessed on: 30 Jan 2023'

General Information

Rhizome creeping, 0.8-1 mm in diam. Pseudobulbs 0.1-2.4 cm apart from each other, ovoid, 0.7-1.5 cm, 3-9 mm in diam., ribbed, with a terminal leaf. Petiole 1-2 cm; leaf blade elliptic-oblong, 2-3.5 × 0.8-1.2 cm, leathery, base contracted into petiole 3-5 mm, apex (sub-)acute. Scape from base of pseudobulb, erect, 4-5.5 cm, slender; umbel 2-4-flowered; peduncle ca. 1 mm in diam., with a few tubular sheaths; floral bracts narrowly lanceolate, 6-8 mm, apex acuminate. Pedicel and ovary 4-7 mm. Flowers yellow to red-purple, spotted deep purple; lip deep red-purple. Dorsal sepal elliptic-ovate, concave, 5-6 × 1.5-2 mm, apex acute; lateral sepals free, obliquely ovate-triangular, 10-16 × 2-3 mm, ± narrowed and somewhat twisted near base so that upper edges face one another, apex acute. Petals elliptic-ovate, ca. 4 × 1.2 mm, obtuse, margin entire; lip recurved, ovate in outline, 3-4 × 0.5-0.8 mm, adaxially finely papillose toward top, base dilated and attached to end of column foot, apex rounded. Column 1-1.5 mm, without wings along lower margins; foot ca. 2.5 mm, with free part ca. 2 mm, upcurved; stelidia filiform, ca. 1 mm; anther cap subglobose. Fl. Aug.

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