Bulbophyllum calceolus J.J.Verm. 1991 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Another Angle Photo by Bernard McDonald and Orchids Online Australia

Part shade to Cool Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Little Shoe-Shaped Bulbophyllum [refers to the shape of the lip]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Borneo in montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 1650 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome and .2 to .4" [.5 to 1 cm] between each ovoid, not, to hardly flattened, yellowish to olive green pseudobulb carrying a single, medium to dark green, rather thin, elliptic, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, basal, 2 to 3.2" [5 to 8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a tubular floral bract.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide; *Orchids of Borne Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing/photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photos fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; A Guide to the Orchids of Kinabalu Wood 2013 photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;

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