Bulbophyllum anascaputum Cootes, Cabactulan, Pimentel & M.Leon 2017 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Side View of Flower

Photos by Miguel Daniel De Leon and The Phyto Images Website

Part Shade Cool LATEFall

Common Name The Duck Head Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .72" [1.8 cm]

Found on Mindanao in the Philippines at elevations around 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with conical, slightly grooved, clusted pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, ovblong-lanceolate, entirely glabrous, subsessile leaf that blooms in the late fall on a basal, peduncle with a conical bract, to 2" [5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Similar to the Bornean B rutilans but differs in this one having hirsute ,margins to the floral segments, a longer inflorescence [5 vs 3 cm] and a papilate surface to the lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *OrchideenJ. 5(1): 3 2017 Cootes, Cabactulan, Pimentel & M.Leon photo fide