Bulbophyllum physocoryphum Seidenf. 1979

SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

Side View Of Flower

Photos by David Jubineau and His Bulbophyllum & Co. Website Copyright

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Inflated Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Thailand and Laos as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with clustered, very oblique-oblong pseudobulbs that envelop the rhizome and carrying a single, apical, persistent, elliptic, acute leaf that is shortly conduplicate below which blooms on an erect, basal, 1" [2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising in the spring.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Turczaninowia 19 (3): 558 L. V. Averyanov1 , Khang Sinh Nguyen etal 2016 photo fide; Phytotaxa 369 (1) Averyanov etal 2018: New species of Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae) photo/drawing fide;