Bulbophyllum zamboangense Ames 1913 SECTION Cirrhopetalum [Lindl.] Rchb.f 1861

Photo courtesy of Ichiro "Haru" Ohsaka and his Bulbophyllum page

Full shade HotLATEFall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Zamboanga Bulbophyllum [Town in Mindano, Philippines]

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines on tree trunks at elevations around 20 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with close set to well spaced, 4 angled, yellow pseudobulbs carrying oblong-elliptic, leathery, very slightly unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a basal, .6" [1.5 cm] long, slender inflorescence with a few tubular sheathing bracts and carrying several flowers held in an umbel at the apex

Synonyms Cirrhopetalum zamboangense (Ames) Garay, Hamer & Siegerist 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Notes on Cirrhopetalum Seidenfaden 1973 as Cirrhopetalum zamboangense; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003