Bulbophyllum acutilobum J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 SECTION Monanthaparva Ridl. 1896

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Photo by Art Vogel

Part Shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name The Acute Lobed Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .1" [2 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in riverine forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with shortly spaced, ovoid pseduobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptic to ovate, acuminate, narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, .4" [1 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a tubular, acuminate floral bract

Similar to B depressum but it differs in having acute to acuminate petals and the rounded lateral lobes of the lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Gard. Bull. Singapore 60:96 fig 10 J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Verm & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide;