Bulbophyllum gimagaanense Ames 1912 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008

Type Drawing by Ames

Common Name The Gimagaan River Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 100 to 700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with 1" [2.5 cm] between each, virtually non-existent pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, leathery, linear-oblong leaf that blooms on an erect, from the rhizome, to 1.6" [4 cm] long, very wiry to 3 flowered inflorescence with flowers that have a lip with small hairs on the margins.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;