Bulbophyllum rysyanum Roeth 2007 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Plant and Flower

Photo by Wolfgang Rysy and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Rysy's Bulbophyllum [German Orchid Enthusiast and first flowerer of species current]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in the Philippines without locality as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, conical, ribbed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, ovate, petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, basal, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

This species is related to B maquilingense but it is a much larger plant and flower and in B rysyanum the floral segments have hairy margins except for the lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #1 2014 photo fide;