Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids

Pseudobulb surface

The surface of the pseudobulb is ornamented in various ways.

Smooth: no obvious surface ornamentation, smooth to touch.

Wrinkled: surface is ornamented with uneven lines resembling wrinkles.

Ribbed/grooved/furrowed: surface is adorned with raised lines that resemble ribs or ridges and can have prominent grooves between the ridges.

Papery: the surface is covered with papery bracts which can be soft or stiff.