Bulbophyllum veldkampii Verm & O'Byrne 2011 SECTION Lepidorhiza Schlechter 1911

Lip Detail

Photos by Rogier Van Vugt and his The P base Orchid Photo Website

Full shade Hot Warm

Common Name Veldkamp's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found only in Sulawesi in disturbed primary forests at elevations of 600 to 700 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with .32 to .6" [.8 to 1.5 cm] between each clustered, ovoid, non-angular pseudobulb and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic-obovate to obovate, gradually narrowing below into the 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a erect to patent, lax, to 2' [60 cm] long, successively single to 11 flowered inflorescence with conduplicate, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of SE Asian Orchid Species O'Byrne 2001 as B klabetense photo ok; *Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide;