Bulbophyllum mindorense Ames 1907 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

Drawing by Ames and The Filibot Website

Common Name The Mindoro Bulbophyllum [An Island within the Philippines]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 500 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with chain-like, depressed, adpressed to the branches pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, slender, to 1.6" [4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 3 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;