Bulbophyllum escritorii Ames 1915

Photo by Lourens Grobler and his The Afriorchid Flickr Website


Common Name Escritor's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 2000 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with .6" [1.5 cm] between each single, erect, leathery, oblong, grooved, rigid, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on slender, erect then bent, rachis to 4" [`0 cm] long, 10" [25 cm] long, loosely many flowered inflorescence with pale yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;