Bulbophyllum lokonense Schltr. 1911 SECTION Minutissima Pfitzer 1888

TYPE Drawing by © Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool

Common Name The Lokon Bulbophyllum [A mountain in north Sulawesi]

Flower Size .6” [1.5 cm]

Found in north Sulawesi in forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] between each more or less erect, ovoid to subglobose, angular pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic, subacute to apiculate leaf that blooms on a spreading, 1.2 to 1.4" [3 to 4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


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