Bulbophyllum josii Verm. & O'Byrne 2011 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008 s

Plant and Flower

Photo by Rogier Van Vugt and his P base Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeWarm LATER summer

Common Name Jos' Bulbophyllum [Jos Vermeulen - first Author's son current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Sulawesi as a mini-miniature sized, creeping, warm growing epiphyte with .6 to .72" between each distinct, basal 1/2 prostrate to the rhizome, ellipisoid to ovoid, laterally flattened, non-angular pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic to obovate, obtuse, gradually narrowing below in to the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later summer on a basal, to 3.2" [to 8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide