Bulbophyllum gibbolabium Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Beccariana Pfitz. 1889

Photo by Anton Sieder Copyright Photo courtesy of Dr Leslie Garay Archives,

Lip Detail

Photo by Ronald Dayago

TYPE Drawing

Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Hump-Lipped Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 4/5" [2 cm]

Found only in Thailand as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a rhizome carrying obliquely set and 5/8 to 1" apart, small for the section, conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, lanceolate leaf that blooms in the fall in cultivation on a basal, very short, single flowered inflorescence .

Synonyms Hamularia gibbolabia (Seidenf.) Aver. & Averyanova 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide;