Bulbophyllum ocellatum Cootes & M.A.Clem. 2011 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008 Photo by Oron Anter

Another Flower Photo by The American Orchid Society Species Identification Task Force

Common Name The Eyed Bulbophyllum [refers to the eye-like spots on the floral segments]

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines on the east coast of Luzon at elevations around 600 meters as a warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte with .4 to 1.6" between each pyriform, tetragonal to globose psedobulbs carrying a single, apical, porrect to erect, oblong to oblanceolate, green to light brown leaves that blooms from the rhizome or basally on a very, thin, wiry, longer than the leaves, to 3" [7.5 cm] long, filamentous, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #1 2014 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #9 2019 photo fide;