Bulbophyllum leptoflorum P.O'Byrne & P.T.Ong 2014 SECTION Monanthes [Bl] Avery. 1994

TYPE Photo by P T Ong


Common Name The Slender Flowered Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia in lowland forests at elevations around 90 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with .24 to .4" [.6 to 1 cm] between each ovoid, prostrate and fused to the rhizome pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, broadly to narrowly elliptic, acute, inconspicuously petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring, summer and earlier fall on an erect to patent, peduncle to 5.6" [14 cm] long, provided with 4 bracts, [16.8 cm] long overall, to 12 flowered inflorescence with tubular, acute, shoerter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 13 P.O'Byrne & P.T.Ong 2014 photo/drawing fide;