Bulbophyllum bakoense J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 2008 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Photo by J J Vermeulen

Plant in Situ Sarawak

Photo by Art Vogel

Common Name The Bako Bulbophyllum [A national park in Sarawak, Borneo]

Flower Size .15" [3mm]

Found in Sarawak Borneo in rather wet, coastal forests in the understory at elevations around 50 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with .75 to 1.15" [.8 to 2.8 cm] between each, erect, ellipsoid to ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, ovate, obtuse to subacute, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, 2" [5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Review Vol 1 2008 photo/drawing; New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129195, 2008 Vermuellen; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing ;