Bulbophyllum remiferum Carr 1933 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

Another Angle

Plant and Flower

Photos by Leicneagra and The Wild Orchids of Sumatra Website

Full shade CoolLATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The ?Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.12" [2.8 cm]

Found in Sumatra at elevations around 1525 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a chain of ovate to orbicular when viewed from above, apically curved pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, fleshy, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, acute leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, arising from beneath the pseudobulb, peduncle, filiform, .52" [1.3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Similar to B ovalifolium but differs in the long oar-shaped lateral sepals and the spathulate petals.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids Of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing/photo hmm; A checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 7 2011 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing hmm/photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photo/drawing fide