Bulbophyllum hirsutum [Bl.] Lindl. 1830 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

Photos courtesy of Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Plant and Flower

Photo courtesy of Dr Leslie Garay Archives, Photo by Jo Levy Copyright


Common Name The Shaggy Bulbophyllum

Found in Java as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte.

CAUTION Many references refers to this species as a synonym of B ovalifolium but there are many differences so I have left it and its synonyms separate pending more research.

Synonyms *Diphyes hirsuta Blume 1825; Phyllorchis hirsuta (Blume) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905