Bulbophyllum apoense Schuit. & de Vogel 2003 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Plant and Flower Photos by Copyright 2013 by P.B. Pelser & J.F. Barcelona, Photograph taken with financial support from the Rufford Small Grants Foundation and The Phytoimages Website

Common Name The Mt Apo Bulbophyllum [A mountain in southern Philippines]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in the Philippines on mossy trees at elevations around 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with clustered, narrowly pear-shaped pseudobulbs carrying a single, apcial, erect, strap-shaped, lanceolate,acute, narrowing at both ends leaf that blooms in the spring on numerous, erect, basal or from the rhizome, slender, 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum graciliscapum Ames & Rolfe 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Gard. Bull. Singapore 60:147 J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 as B graciliscapum