Bulbophyllum salaccense Rchb.f. 1857 SECTION Brachystachyae Benth. & Hook. f. 1883


Photo by © Tripecht P.


Common Name The Salakka Bulbophyllum [A town on Sumatra]

Flower Size .15" [2.75 mm]

Found in Malaysia, Borneo, Java and Sumatra in primary forests at elevations of 1000 to 3000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte on main tree branches with a basally rooting rhizome then hanging free to 8 to 12" long with .8" [2 cm] between each very small, broad and flat pseudobulbs carrying a single, ovate, erect, convex from above, more or less acute, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a dense globular head arising from the rhizome, on a 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bulbophyllum similare Garay, Hamer & Siegerist 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing ok; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as B cochlia; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo no!; New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129-195, 2008 Vermuellen; Thirty Two New Species of Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae)from Sulawesi J.J. VERMEULEN 1 AND P. O’BYRNE Gard. Bulletin Singapore 60 (1): 73-153 2008 as B cochlia; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing ok/photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;