Bulbophyllum papuliferum Schltr. 1911 SECTION Monanthaparva Ridl. 1896

Part shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Blister Carrying Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Sumatra and Borneo at elevations of 500 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to distinct, almost erect, globose to ovoid, not angular pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-oblong to ovate, acute-apiculate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a .48 to 1.08" [1.2 to 2.7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Papulipetalum angustifolium M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Cober 2001 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 drawing fide