Bulbophyllum obliquum Schltr. 1911 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008

Photos by Rogier Van Vugt © and his P Base Orchid Photo Website


Photo courtesy of © André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen © and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Part shadeCool Cold

Common Name

Flower Size 1" to 1.5" [2.5 to 3.75 cm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests at elevations of 1000 to 2500 meters as an erect to pendulous, medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with ovoid to cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, obovate to elliptic, obtuse, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, peduncle 2.4 " [6 cm] long, rachis porrect, to 8.8" [22 cm] long, [11.2" [28 cm] long overall, to 80 flowered inflorescence with acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi J J Vermuellen and Peter O'Byrne 2011 photo ok

Bulbophyllum trifilum subsp. filisepalum (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Verm. 2002

Photo by © Art Vogel