Bulbophyllum coelochilum J.J.Verm.1991 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

TYPE Drawing by J J Vermuellen

Part Shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Hollow Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in dry, low and open forests on steep ridges at elevations of 1300 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte on small branches among lichens with ellipsoid, slightly flattened pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, rather thin, elliptic, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing?;