Bulbophyllum chrysendetum Ames 1915 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

Photo by Najla Malhame

Full shade Warm

Common Name The Golden Yellow? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Philippines on mossy branches of trees at elevations around 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with to 1" [to 2.5 cm] between each pear-shaped pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, leathery, oblong, apically bilobed leaf that blooms on an upright, from the rhizome, .8" [2 cm] long, to 4 flowered inflorescence.


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