Bulbophyllum efferatum J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011

SECTION Saurocephalum J J Verm 2014

Plant and Inflorescence

Photos by Jeffery Champion

Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .36 to .44" [.9 to 1.1 cm]

Found in central Sulawesi at unknown elevations as a small sized epiphyte with a creeping to partly straggling rhizome with .72 to 2.4" [1.8 to 6 cm] between each distinct, ovoid to ellipsoid, distinctly but obtusely 3 angled pseudobulb carrying a single, elliptic to ovate, acute, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, peduncle .68 to 1.12" [1.7 to 2.8 cm] long, provided with 4 bracts, rachis arching to nodding, thickened, 2.2 to 3.6" [5.5 to 9 cm] long, glabrous, rather dense, 24 to 40 flowered inflorescence with acute, slightly longer than the ovary floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi J J Vermeulen & P O'Byrne 2011 photo/drawing fide