Bulbophyllum brachytriche J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 SECTION Epicranthes (Bl.) Hook.f.

Photo by Schuitemann and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Short Hair Bulbophyllum [refers to the petals]

Flower Size

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 1400 meters as a mini-mniature sized, cool growing epiphtye with a pendulous, sparsely branched rhizome with .6 to 1.4" [1.5 to 3.5 between each ovoid to almost cylindrical, obtusely 4 angled pseudobulb carrying a single, thin, ovate, acute to acuminate leaf that blooms on a short, peduncle to .16 to .2" [4 to 5 mm] long, to .6" [1.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Gard. Bull. Singapore 60:87 fig 6 J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 drawing fide; Orchids of Sulawesi Vermuelen & O'Byrne 2011 photo/drawing fide;