Bulbophyllum phaeoneuron Schltr. 1911 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

Photo by J B Comber

Plant and Flowers

Photo by Nakato and Nakato Orchids Website

Part sunWarm CoolSpring

Common Name The Dark Veined Bulbophyllum [refers to the markings on the sepals]

Flower Size 1/4 [6mm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia, Sumatra in high and dry montane forests at elevations of 1400 to 2000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with close set, ellipsoid, flattened, adpressed to the rhizome, chain-like pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, thick, ovate leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 1/4" [.6 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular floral bracts and carrying unscented flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing/photo not = B streptomarphum; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 not = B streptomorphum; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo not = B streptomarphum; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015