Bulbophyllum zambalense Ames 1912

: Collection sheet and drawing by Ames and The Filibot Website

Full Shade Cool LATEFall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Zambales Bulbophyllum [An island within the Philippines]

Flower Size

Found on Zambales in the Philippines at elevations around 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] between each small thickenings at the base of each single, apical, erect, leathery, oblanceolate, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, to 2.4" [to 6 cm] long, loosely few flowered inflorescence enveloped by imbricating bracts and carrying yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;