Bulbophyllum linggense J.J.Sm. 1922 SECTION Intervallatae Ridley 1897

TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot

Common Name The Lingga Islands Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in the Lingga Islands of Sumatra at elevations of 50 to 500 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with close set, at an acute angle to the rhizome, obliquely ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, lanceolate, somewhat acuminate, minutely spotted beneath, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, basal, peduncle slender to 9.6" [24 cm] long, with 3 tubular sheaths rachis 1.28" [3.2 cm] long, thickened, 10.88" [ 27.2 cm] long overall, sucessively single, several flowered inflorescence with 2 ranked, clasping the rachis, broadly triangular, subulate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001;