Bulbophyllum pan Ridl. 1915 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Fire Red Veined Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .48" [1.2 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia without elevational data as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with.4" [1 cm] between each narrow, slightly decumbent basally, brownish green to brownish pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, evenly elliptic to linear, obtuse, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, arching, thin, reddish, 2.8 to 3.2" [7 to 8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;