Bulbophyllum aschemon J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 2008 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

Plant and Flower

Photos by Rogier Van Vugt and his P Base Orchid Photo website

Full ShadeLATESummer EARLYfall

Common Name The Ugly Bulbophyllum [refers to the lip]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Sarawak Borneo on trees in montane forests at unknown elevations as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with clustered, largely prostrate on and fused to the rhizome, ovoid to spheroid to lenticular pseudobulbs arising from halfway up the previous pseudobulb and carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic to ovate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect to patent, .32" [.8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, acute floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 2008 drawing/photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;