Bulbophyllum peramoenum Ames 1913 publ. 1914

Collection sheet and Drawing by Ames and The Harvard Herbaria Website

Common Name The Very Beautiful Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 500 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with .8" [2 cm] between each pear-shaped, eret to curved, wrinkled pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, leathery, linear-lanceolate, rounded apically, narrowing below into the indistinct petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, very slender, basal, to 1" [2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying dark purple flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Schedul. Orch. 6: 92-93 Ames 1923; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;