Bulbophyllum salebrosum J.J.Smith 1927 SECTION Intervallatae Ridley 1897

Photo by Jay Pfahl

Common Name The Rough or Uneven Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1 1/2" [3.75 cm]

Found only in Sumatra in lowlands as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with small globose-conical, ribbed pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, lanceolate, recurved apically, acutely narrowing into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring over a very long period on a basal, 14" [35 cm] long, erect then arcuate, successively single flowered inflorescence carrying an apical, fragrant [not good] fleshy flower with a very moveable, large lip and dangles upside down.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2002; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 as synonym of B cleisostogama