Bulbophyllum inaequale (Blume) Lindl. 1830 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

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Plant and Flowers in situ Java

Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss orchid foundaqtion at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shadeWarmCool Winter Spring

Common Name The Unequal Bulbophyllum [refers to the dorsal versus the lateral sepals]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Java at elevations around 1000 to 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with .2" [5 mm] between each, elliptic, tapering towards the apex, parellel to the rhizome pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, linear-lanceolate, gradually narrowing into the base leaf that blooms in the winter and spring with a basal, erect, 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Diphyes inaequalis Blume 1825; Phyllorkis inaequalis (Blume) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing ok; Orchids of Java Comber photos fide;