Bulbophyllum anascaputum Cootes, Cabactulan, Pimentel & M.Leon 2017 SECTION Polymeres

Side View of Flower Photos by Miguel Daniel De Leon and The Phyto Images Website

Part Shade Cool LATEFall

Common Name The Duck Head Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .72" [1.8 cm]

Found on Mindanao in the Philippines at elevations around 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with conical, slightly grooved, clusted pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, ovblong-lanceolate, entirely glabrous, subsessile leaf that blooms in the late fall on a basal, peduncle with a conical bract, to 2" [5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Similar to the Bornean B rutilans but differs in this one having hirsute ,margins to the floral segments, a longer inflorescence [5 vs 3 cm] and a papilate surface to the lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *OrchideenJ. 5(1): 3 2017 Cootes, Cabactulan, Pimentel & M.Leon photo fide