Bulbophyllum nemorale L.O.Williams 1938 SECTION Altisceptrum J J Smith 1914

Drawing by J J Vermeulen

Part Shade Fall

Common Name The Forest Living Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines without locational data as a small to medium sized epiphyte with .8 to 2" [2 to 5 cm] between each ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic acute to acuminate apically, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on erect to patent, peduncle 3.6 to 12.8" [9 to 32 cm] long; provided with 6 to 8 bracts, rachis 3.6 to 7.6" [9 to 19 cm] long, a lax to rather dense raceme, 8.4 to 19.6" [21 to 49 cm] long overall, 13 to 40 flowered inflorescence with elliptic to ovate, acute to slightly acuminate, as long as the ovary floral bracts distichous, scattered, moderately opening, pale red or yellowish, suffused with red flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Gard. Bull. Singapore 54: 115 J J Verm. 2002 drawing fide; Gard. Bull. Singapore 55 156, fig. 15 J J Verm & P O'Byrne 2003 drawing fide