SECTION Stenochilus J.J. Sm. 1914

Lectotype: Bulbophyllum macranthum Lindl. (designated by Seidenfaden 1979).

There are about 12 species in the section occuring in forests at elevations up to 2800 meters in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, China, Taiwan, Japan, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, panninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, the Philippines and ewastward to the Solomon Islands

  1. Bulbophyllum affine Lindley 1832 western Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, southern China, Vietnam, Taiwan and the Ryukyus Islands

    Entries below with an asterix are listed in publications by J J Vermeullen and so are more likely correct than ones without. Species with a question mark in front, seem to me to not conform and so please use with caution.

  2. Bulbophyllum cheiri Lindl. 1844 the Philippines

  3. Bulbophyllum emiliorum Ames & Quisumb. 1931 New Guinea and the Philippines

  4. Bulbophyllum gerlandianum Kraenzl. 1886 New Guinea

  5. Bulbophyllum gjellerupii J.J.Sm. 1929 New Guinea

  6. Bulbophyllum hahlianum Schltr. 1905 Papua and New Guinea, the Mouluccas and Sulawesi

  7. Bulbophyllum macranthoides Kraenzl. 1904 Papua and New Guinea

  8. !Bulbophyllum macranthum Lindley 1844 Assam, Myanamar, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Borneo, Java, Moluccas, The Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands

  9. Bulbophyllum thecanthum J.J.Verm. 2008 Indonesia

  10. Bulbophyllum werneri Schltr.1913 Papua and New Guinea

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129195, 2008 Vermuellen