Bulbophyllum viridescens Ridl. 1905 SECTION Phreatiopsis J J Verm & Peter O'Byrne 2011

Photo by Peter O'Byrne and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website.

deep shadeWarm Cool Summer

Common Name The Bright Green Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in penninsular Malaysia and Sabah Borneo at elevations around 1100 to 2000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with up to 5" [12.5 cm] between each pseudobulb and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, fleshy, rounded, slightly cleft leaf that blooms in the summer on a basal, either from the base of the leaf or along the rhizome, to 2.6" [6.5 cm] long, to 8 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bulbophyllum maximum (Ridl.) Ridl. 1907; Bulbophyllum ridleyanum Garay, Hamer & Siegerist 1994; Cirrhopetalum maximum Ridl. 1900 ;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 14 2014 photo/drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo Verm, O'Byrne & Lamb 2015 drawing/photo fide