Bulbophyllum nasutum Rchb. f 1871 SECTION Trias [Lindl.] J J Verm, Schuit & de Vogel 2014 Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Jay Pfahl

Flower Closeup Photo courtesy of Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Part shadeWarm to Cool Fall Winter

Common Name The Nose Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1 1/4" [ 3 cm]

This epiphyte, found in the eastern Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam in evergreen lowland forests at elevations below 1500 meters as a miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte requiring light shade has lumpy, crowded pseudobulbs carrying a sessile, lanceolate, thick leaf and blooms on a very short, basal, single flowered inflorescence that holds the large flower next to the pseudobulb and occurs in the fall and winter.

Synonyms Phyllorkis nasuta (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891; Trias vitrina Rolfe 1895; Trias nasuta [Rchb.f]Stapf. 1928

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95 as Bulbophyllum nasutum; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as T vitrina drawing, photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti as Trias nasuta 2001 photo fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Trias nasuta; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Trias nasuta photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 No 1 2009 photo as Trias nasuta; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 as Trias nasuta