Bulbophyllum angusteovatum Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

Flower Closeup

Photos by Jaap Vermeulen, Courtesy of André Schuiteman and Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden

Part shade Warm Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Narrowly Ovate Leaf Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1/4" [6 mm]

Found only in Thailand as a miniature sized, warm growing with a pendant rhizome rooting at the base giving rise to close set, adpressed to the rhizome, cylindrical, curved, apically tapering pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, coriaceous, narrowly ovate, acute, abruptly narrowing below into the sessile, clasping base leaf that blooms in the mid winter on a from the rhizome, short, single flowered inflorescence completely enveloped by sheaths.

Very similar to B tortuosum


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VIII Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide;