Bulbophyllum sillemianum Rchb.f. 1884 SECTION Sestochilus [Breda]Benth & Hkr.f 1883

Photo by Sirichai R. and The Siamensis.org Website

Part Shade Warm Cool

Common Name or Meaning Sillem's Bulbophyllum {English Orchid Grower and importer from Myanmar 1800's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Myanmar as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, small round pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong leaf leaf that blooms on a shorter than the leaf, 1" [2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Phyllorkis sillemiana (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 photo fide;