Bulbophyllum bruneiense J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 2008 SECTION Beccariana Pfitz. 1889 TYPE Drawing by J J Vermeulen

Flower? Photo byZainal Abidin Bin Othman

FullShade Hot

Common Name The Brunei Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm] long

Found in Brunei Borneo at elevations around 200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with .2 to .72" [.5 to 1.8 cm] between each, distinct, ellipsoid to ovoid-ellipsoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic to obovate, acuminate leaf that blooms on an erect to patent, peduncle, .72 to 1.2" [1.8 to 3 cm] long, 2.4 to 2.8" [6 to 7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with elliptic, acute floral bracts.

Very similar to B apterum and B ecornutum but is distinguished by the glabrous lip margin and the patent linear, obtuse tooth along the lower margin of the stelida.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 Veremulen & Lamb 2008 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;