Bulbophyllum fenixii Ames 1914 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Side View of Flower

Photo by Jon Wagner


Common Name Fenix' Bulbophyllum [Original Collector of Species 1900's]

Flower Size 3/8" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, 4-angled, tapered, wrinkled pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, leathery, oblong-elliptic, acute leaf that blooms on an erect, slender, 1 5/8" [to 4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 as B aff. fenixii photo/ok different color scheme ; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129195, 2008 Vermuellen; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #1 2014 photo fide;