Bulbophyllum cootesii M. A. Clements 1999-2000 publ 1999 SECTION Lepidorhiza Schlechter 1911 Photo by Egon Krogsgaard and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Plant and Flowers Photo courtesy of Dr Leslie Garay Archives, Photo by Anton Sieder Copyright

Common Name Cootes' Bulbophyllum [Australian Orchid Enthusiast present]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Endemic to the Philippines as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte at elevations of 400 to 500 meters with ovate, sulcate pseudobulbs with a single, leathery, linear, petiolate leaf that blooms on a basal, horizontal, 3 3/8" [9 cm] long, several [to 5] simultaneously flowered inflorescence with 3 short sheaths.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 6 2000 photo; Australian Orchid Review Vol 72 No 2 2007 photo; Bulbophyllum: Orchid Digest Vol 73 #3 2009 photo fide; the incomplete Guide From A to why? Bill Thoms 2009 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #8 2016 photo fide;