Bulbophyllum submarmoratum J.J.Sm. 1918 SECTION Brachystachyae Benth. & Hook. f. 1883

Photo by J B Comber and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Full shade Hot Cool

Common Name The Somewhat Spotted Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .1" [.25 cm]

Found in Java and Borneo at elevations of 200 to 1700 meters as a miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a short, creeping rhizome giving rise to small, ovoid to globose to cylindrical, not angular pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect to patent, elliptic to obovate, obtuse, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a arching to pendent, 2.8 to 8" [7 top 20 cm] long, densely ellipsoid-cylindrical, many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photo/drawing fide