Bulbophyllum octorhopalon Seidenf. 1975 SECTION Epicranthes (Bl.) Hook.f.

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Octagonal Appendage Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Perak and Pahang states of Malaysia with yellow to yellow green sepals flushed with dark reed at the base, petals basally white the divergong lobes pink, one with 5 tohe othyer with 2 appendages, and one long stalked appendage in the sinus all pale green in color, the lip is acute, bright green with red markings anf the vesicles are red and green,

In Malaysia this orchid had previously been know as B epicrianthes but differed from Blume's Javanese plant of B epicrianthes and Parish's plant now known as B haniffi.

Synonyms Epicranthes octorhopalon (Seidenf.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Botanisk Tidsskrift Bild 70 Hft 1 Contributions to the flora of Thailand VI Seidenfaden 1975; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;