Bulbophyllum acutilobum J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

Another angle Photo by © Art Vogel

Part Shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Acute Lobed Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .1" [2 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in riverine forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with shortly spaced, ovoid pseduobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptic to ovate, acuminate, narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, .4" [1 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a tubular, acuminate floral bract

Similar to B depressum but it differs in having acute to acuminate petals and the rounded lateral lobes of the lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Thirty Two New Species of Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae)from Sulawesi J.J. VERMEULEN 1 AND P. O’BYRNE Gard. Bulletin Singapore 60 (1): 73-153 2008 drawing okish; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Verm & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide;