Bulbophyllum clinocoryphe J J Verm, O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 SECTION Monanthaparva Ridl. 1896

TYPE Drawing

Photo by Andre Schuiteman/TYPE Drawing by J J Vermeulen

Full Shade Cool

Common Name The Winged Column Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Sarawak and Sabah Borneo in tall, dense forests at elevationsd of 1300 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with .2 to .78" [.5 to 1.8 cm] between each distinct, more or less erect, ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, elliptic to ovate, acute, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, peduncle .16 to .28" [4 to 7 mm] long, provided with 2 scales, .28 to ,48" [.7 to 1.2 cm] long overall, single flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

This species is similar to B comberi but B clinocorphe differs in the lip apex being orbicular in crossection as well as being longer and narrower and the vein of the stelida is absent or inconspicuous.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bulbophyllum of Borneo Vermeulen, O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 drawing fide