Bulbophyllum otochilum J.J.Verm 1991 SECTION Beccariana Pfitz. 1889

Photo by Art Vogel

Another Flower

Side View

Plant and Flower

Photos by Dian Rachmawaty and the Orchids of Borneo Website

Part shade Hot CoolFall

Common Name The Ear-Shaped Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Borneo on ridges in montane forests at elevations up to 1300 meters as a hot to cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with .36 to .48" [.9 to 1.2 cm] between each distinct, ovoid, slightly flattened pseudobulbs and carrying a single apical, erect, rather thin, elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, 1.4 to 1.8" [3.5 to 4.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing/photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;