Bulbophyllum auricomum Lindl. 1830 SECTION Lemniscata Pfitz 1889

Photo by MR.TIPOL RUANGAKSORN and Exotic Bulbophyllum

Another inflorescence

Photo by Art Vogel

FragrancePart shadeHotTo Warm LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Golden Haired Bulbophyllum - In Burma Ta-zeen-ban

Flower Size 1/5" [5 mm]

Found in Thailand, Myanmar, Sumatra and Java in lowland seasonal forests as a miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with .16 to .32" [4 to 12 mm] between each, ovoid-oblong pseudobulb carrying 2 to 3, apical, deciduous, rather thin leaves that are often not present at blooming which is on an arching, basal, to 8 3/4" [22 cm] long, racemose, many [25] flowered inflorescence occuring in the late fall and early winter and carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms Bulbophyllum foenisecii C.S.P.Parish ex Rchb.f. 1865; Bulbophyllum tripetaloides (Roxb.) Schltr. 1914; Dendrobium tripetaloides Roxb. 1832; Phyllorchis auricoma (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as B tripetaloides; AOS Bulletin Vol 33 No 10 1964 photo fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as B tripetaloides; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; A to Z of SE Asian Orchids O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2002 photo fide; The Wild Orchids of Myanmar Nyan Tun Taunggyi 2014 photo fide