Bulbophyllum delicatulum Schltr. 1911 SECTION Monanthaparva Ridl. 1896

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Delicate Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in western Sumatra at elevations around 1400 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a long, terete rhizome with .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] between each ovoid-oblong, rugose towards the apex with age pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect leaf that blooms on a more or less erect, arising from rhizomes, peduncle thin, hairlike, with a few, basal sheaths, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001 drawing good, Gard. Bull. Singapore 60:115 J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008