Bulbophyllum longhutense J.J.Sm. 1931 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

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Photos by Wolfgang Rysy and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade Warm Cool SpringSummerEARLY Summer

Common Name The Long Hoet Bulbophyllum [An Area of Kalimantan Borneo]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 m]

Found in Sabah and Kalimantan Borneo in lowland to wet mossy upper montane forests at elevations of 250 to 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, ovoid, somewhat flattened pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, rather thin, elliptic, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring, summer and early fall on an erect, basal, 1.4 to 2.4" [3.5 to 6 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a tubular floral bract.

Similar to B gofferjeei but it has 2 large teeth on the adaxial side of the lip and has a shorter median sepal,


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids Of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing fide; Plants of Mt Kinabalu Vol 2 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; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;