Bulbophyllum jayjayveeanum P.O'Byrne & P.T.Ong 2018 SECTION Rhinanthera J J Verm, Schuit. & de Vogel 2014

Photo by P T Ong and The Die Orchidee Website

Part shade Warm Cool LATE Spring

Common Name J J V's Bulbophyllum [Jaap Jan Vermeulen, Dutch Botanist and Bulbophyllum expert extrordinaire current]

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia in the Cameron Highlands in montane forests at elevations below 2100 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to ovoid, green, smooth, pseudobulbs carrying a single, erect, gree, leathery, oblong, obtuse, narrowing below intothe terete, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a peduncle erect-patent, to 11.6" [29 cm] long, cylindrical, green with maroon marks, with 4 sterile bracts, rachis at a 45 degree angle to the peduncle, pendent, to 1.6" [4 cm] long, to 13.2" [33 cm] long overall, spirally arranged, all facing outwards, very crowded, simultaneously to 50 flowered inflorescence with green with maroon marks, acute floral bracts and carrying not wide spreading flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidee (Hamburg) 4(5)E: 32 Ong & O'Byrne 2018 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 82 #3 2018 Photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #2 2019 photo fide;