Bulbophyllum bakhuizenii Steenis 1972 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

Photo by J B Comber and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website.

Common Name Bakhuizen's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Nicobar Islands, penninsular Malaysia, Java, Sumatra and Borneo at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with .8 to 2" [2 to 5 cm] between each long-oblong, slightly flattened, sulcate with age pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, oblong, obtuse, abruptly narrowing basally into the petiolate base leaf that blooms from all along the rhizome on many at a time, to 1" to 2.5 cm] long, 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bulbophyllum multiflorum (Breda) Kraenzl. 1896; Odontostylis minor Breda 1827; Odontostylis multiflora Breda 1828

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 as B multiflorum photo good; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing good; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide

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