Bulbophyllum hemiprionotum J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 1994 SECTION Monanthaparva Ridl. 1896

Photo by Anthony Lamb

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Vermeullen and Lamb and The Orchids Online Forum Website

Full shade Cool Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Semi Serrate Bulbophyllum [refers to the dentate lip]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm] wide

Found in Sabah Borneo in high and lowland mossy, open forests at elevations around 1700 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with .32 to 1" [.8 to 2.5 cm] between each ovoid, hardly flattened pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, ovate, acuminate, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms intermittently year round on an erect, 1 to 1.2" [2.5 to 3 cm] long, usually single flowered inflorescence with tubular, acuminate floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Blumea 38: 347 J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 1994 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo J J Woods & P J Cribb 1994; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 drawing fide;