Bulbophyllum dissolutum Ames 1913 publ. 1914

Collection sheet by Ames and The Filibot Flickr Website


Common Name The ?Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found in the Philippines as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] between each oblique, cylindrical to narrowly pear shaped pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, leathery, oblong-elliptic, unequaly toothed leaf that blooms in the late spring on slender, erect to ascending, 1.48" [3.7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a purple flower.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;