Bulbophyllum trigonobulbum Schltr. & J.J.Sm. 1914 SECTION Saurocephalum J J Verm 2014

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Common Name The Triangular Bulbed Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Sulawesi in forests at elevations of 800 to 1100 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with .36 to 1.6" [.9 to 4 cm] between each distinct, ovoid, rounded to distinctly obtusely 3 angled pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an arching, somewhat thickened, glabrous, rather dense, 3.52" to 5.6" [8.8 to 14 cm] long, 16 to 34 flowered inflorescence with acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; 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; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2001 drawing ok/photo fide;