Bulbophyllum ecristatum J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 SECTION Monanthaparva Ridl. 1896

Another View of Flower

Another View of Flower

Photos by © Art Vogel

Part Shade Cool Summer

Common Name The Combless Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .1" [2mm]

Found in Sulawesi in the crown of small trees in riverine forests at elevations of 1400 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome and 1/4 to 1/2" [.8 to 1.1 cm] between each ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic, obtuse, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a basal, erect, .6" [1.4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a tubular, acute floral bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Gard. Bull. Singapore 60:117 fig 18 J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Verm & O’Byrne 2011 drawing/photo ok