Bulbophyllum belonaeglossum J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 2008 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

TYPE Photo by J J Vermuellen

Common Name The Nail Shaped Flower Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .8" [2 mm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in high montane forests at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with spaced, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, ovate, acute-apiculate, apically unequally bilobed, abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an porrect to patent, peduncle to .12" [.3 cm] long, provided with 2 bracts, .4" [1 cm] long overall, single flowered inflorescence carrying not fully opening flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 Vermuellen and Lamb 2008 Drawing/photo fide;