Bulbophyllum longerepens Ridl. 1908 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

Inflorescence and Flowers


Photos by Eric Beltrame

Full shade Hot"

Common Name or Meaning The Far Creeping Bulbophyllum [refers to the elongate, creeping rhizome]

Flower Size .08" [2mm] wide

Found in Borneo in podosol forests at elevations around 400 meter as a miniature sized, hot growing, creeping epiphyte with an elongate rhizome with conical, slightly leaning pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, recurved, elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the clasping, petiolate base leaf that blooms on one or 2, basal or from the rhizome, erect, short, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood Beaman etal 2001; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;