Bullbophyllum bataanense Ames 1905 SECTION Sestochilus [Breda]Benth & Hkr.f 1883 - See also Bulbophyllum lobbii Lindley 1847

Plant and Flower

Flower Closeup

Another Aspect

Photos courtesy Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr. Leslie Garay Archives

Fragrant Part Shade Hot

Common Name The Bataan Bulbophyllum [An Island of the Philippines]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in the Philippines on the Island of Bataan as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with 1.2" [3 cm] between each pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, elliptic-oblong, leathery, rigid, gradually narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms on a single flowered, slender inflorescence carrying a fragrant flower and is similar to and often cited as a synonym of B lobbii.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 1 Ames 1905; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 2 Ames 1908; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 as Bulb lobbii; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide