Bulbophyllum lasioglossum Rolfe ex Ames 1905 SECTION Hirtula Ridley 1908

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SECTION Hirtula Ridley 1908


Common Name The Shaggy Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with tapering pseudpbulbs carrying a single, apical, erct, ovate, leathery, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on an erect, to 12" [30 cm] long, to 50 flowered inflorescence

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 1 Ames 1905; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 2 Ames 1908; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids of The Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;