Bulbophyllum cymbochilum J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Photo by Art Vogel

Part shade Warm Summer Fall

Common Name The Boat-Shaped Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1/4 [8mm]

Found in Sulawesi as an understory epiphyte in mossy montane forest at elevations of 1200 to 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with .2" to .25" [.05 to 0.8 cm] between each obliquely erect, ovoid pseudobulb and carrying a single, apical, elliptic to ovate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer and fall on a patent, .25" [ 0.9 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Gard. Bull. Singapore 60:127 fig22 J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide