Bulbophyllum pleurothalloides Ames 1907 SECTION Monanthaparva Ridl. 1896

Photo by Eric Hunt

Full Shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Pleurothallis-Like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in the Philippines on Mt Halcon on mossy tree trunks at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with chain-like, depressed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblanceolate to spathulate leaf that blooms in the fall on a brownish yellow, slender, .6" [1.5 cm] long, successively few, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 3 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;