Bulbophyllum calophyllum L.O.Williams 1938 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008

Photo by © Ravan Schneider and The Bulbophyllum von A bis Z Website at the Universitat Wien

Full shade Warm LATE Spring

Common Name The Beautiful Leaved Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with to 2" [to 5 cm] between each very small, barely noticeable pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, thick, leathery, oblong to oval leaf that blooms in the late spring on an upright to arching, .8 to 2" [2 to 5 cm] long, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;