Bulbophyllum globulus Hook.f. 1890 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

TYPE Drawing by Hooker Icones 21 1890

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Common Name The Globose Bulbophyllum [refers to the pseudobulbs]

Flower Size 1/2" [12.5 mm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to small globose pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, obtuse, gradually narrowing below in to the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, erect, to 3" [7.5 cm] long, to 10 flowered inflorescence with well spaced flowers

Synonyms Phyllorkis globulus (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 21 Hooker 1890 drawing fide; Flora of Malaysia Vol 1 Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;