Bulbophyllum armeniacum J.J.Sm. 1917 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008

Flower closeup

Photos by Peter O'Byrne Copyright © and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Yellow Color Flower


Photos by © Eric Hunt

FAINT Fragrant Part shade CoolFall

Common Name The Yellow Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in the penninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with small, orbicular to discoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic to ovate, thick, gradually narrowing below into the conduplicate petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, basal, [85 to 21 cm] long, 35 to 90 flowered inflorescence with ovate floral bracts and carrying faintly scented flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Flora Of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo fide; ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Brneo J J Wood & P J Cribb 1994; Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood Beaman etal 2001 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide/photo ok; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;