Bulbophyllum rhynchoglossum Schltr. 1910 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shade Hot

Common Name The Nose Like Labellum Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Borneo in low range forests as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with .24 to .35" [6 to 7 mm] between each distinct, obliquely erect, ovoid, 4 angled pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, elliptic, obtuse, petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1910; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo J J Wood & P J Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 drawing fide