Bulbophyllum glandulosum Ames 1923 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

Drawing by Ames and The Epidendra Website

Part Shade Warm Cool LATER Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Glandulose Bulbophyllum [refers to the surface of the petals]

Flower Size .08" [2mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with .4" [1 cm] between each small, yellowish to greenish pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, slender, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a basal or from the rhizome, erect, thread-like, 1.8" [4.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying dark purple flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippina Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001;