Bulbophyllum pustulatum Ridl. 1898 SECTION Beccariana Pfitz. 1889

Photo by Linda & Mikael Karlbom, Sweden

Another Angle

Photo courtesy of LupSan and The East Asian Flora Web Site

Plant and Flower Photo by Ed De Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Common Name The Blistered Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia and Borneo as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with 3/4" [2 cm] spaced, somewhat flattened, cylindrical pseudobulbs enveloped by imbricating basal sheaths in youth and carrying a single, apical, ovate, acute leaf that narrows basally into a long attenuate petiole that blooms on 1 to 3 3" [7.5 cm] long 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with flowers that open at dawn each day and close 3 hours later only to open again the next day.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Malaya Holtum 1953; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide