Bulbophyllum anceps Rolfe 1892 SECTION Sestochilus [Breda]Benth & Hkr.f 1883

Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids, Copyright 2002 All rights reserved

Common Name The Double Edged Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Borneo at elevations of sealevel to 300 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with 1.2 to 2.4" [3 to 6 cm] between each distinct, ellipsoid to orbicular, sunklen apically pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptic to elliptic-oblong, , rounded leaf that blooms in the summer on a patent to somewhat pendulous, peduncle 2.6 to 4.4" [6.5 to 11 cm] long, elongated, lax, 3.6 to 8.8" [9 to 22 cm] long, 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence with acute floral bracts.

It benefits from being mounted on sticks or treefern.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photos fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;