Bulbophyllum marivelense Ames 1912 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008

Photo by Ravan Schneider and The Bulbophyllum von A bis Z Website


Common Name The Mt Mariveles Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines on exposed ridges at elevations up to 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with .4" [1 cm] between each, virtually non-existent pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, leathery, oblong to lanceolate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on an erect, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, to 10 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;