Bulbophyllum hyption J.J.Verm., P.O'Byrne & A.L.Lamb 2015 SECTION Brachystachyae Benth. & Hook. f. 1883

TYPE Drawing by J J Vermeulen

Part shade Warm

Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Kalimantan Borneo in tall ridge top forests at elevations around 800 to 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a clustered to short creeping rhizome with not persistent bracts giving rise to rather small, .08 to .16" [.2 to .4 cm] between each, ovoid, not angular pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, patent to pendulous, elliptic to obovate, obtuse, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a pendent, peduncle to .4" [1 cm] long, provided with 3 bracts, rachis porrect, slightly thickened, spindle shaped, .8" [2 cm] long, dense, globose-ellipsoid, 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence with longer than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bulbophyllum of Borneo 288 J J Vermeulen, P.O'Byrne & A.L.Lamb 2015 drawing fide