Bulbophyllum fissibrachium J.J.Sm. 1927 SECTION Brachystachyae Benth. & Hook. f. 1883

Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Split? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sumatra on Mt Dempo and Borneo???? at elevations around 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a rather thick, terete rhizome with .12" [3 mm] between each, erect, conical to disc-shaped pseudobulb carrying a single apical, erect, narrowly lanceolate, acute, minutely denticulate apically, narrowing below into the channeled, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, erect, longer than the leaf, peduncle terete, 7.4" [18.5 cm] long, rachis thickened, angled, to 8.4" [21 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orhcids of Borneo J J Wood & P J Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001,