Bulbophyllum decatriche J.J.Verm. 1991 SECTION Epicranthes (Bl.) Hook.f.

Plant and Flower

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Common Name The 10 Petaled Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found only in Sarawak and Sabah Borneo in lowland forests as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] between eachnarrowly ellipsoid to ovoid, 4 angled pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, ovate, acute, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a descending, .6" [1.5 cm] long single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing good; A Checklist of the Orhcids of Borneo J J Wood & P J Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood Beaman etal 2001; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 17 2016 photo fide;