Bulbophyllum decurviscapum J.J. Sm. 1932 SECTION Beccariana Pfitz. 1889

Photo courtesy of Bill Bergstrom and Berstrom Orchids

Another Angle

Photo by Art Vogel

Common Name The Pendant Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .32 to .48" [.8 to 1.2 cm]

Found in Borneo in the understory of tall forests at elevations of sealevel to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte climbing on tree trunks or lithophyte on bare limestone with 1.6 to 2.4" [4 to 6 cm] between each rather distinct, ovoid to almost cylindrical, flattened pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic to ovate, acute, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a somewhat pendulous,peduncle to 1.2" [3 cm] long, rather congested, 2.6 to 3" [6.5 to 7.5 cm] long overall, densly 25 to 35 flowered inflorescence with ovate, acuminate floral bracts.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood Beaman etal 2001; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;