Bulbophyllum lambii J.J.Verm. 1991 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

Photo by Nakato and the Nakato Orchids Website

Full shadeWarm CoolSpringSummer

Common Name Lamb's Bulbophyllum [British Botanist original collector of species current]

Flower Size 1 [2.5 cm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in wet lower montane forests at elevations of 1500 to 2100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte in moss cushions with a creeping rhizome with 1/4 to 1/2" [.7 to 1.1 cm] between each ovoid, somewhat flattened, adpressed to the rhizome pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate to elliptic, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect to horizontal, 1.4 to 2.2" [3.5 to 5.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with non scented flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing/photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide; A Guide to the Orchids of Kinabalu Wood 2013 photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;