Bulbophyllum cubicum Ames 1922 Collection sheet by Ames and The Flickr Website


Common Name The Cubic? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, narrolwy pear shaped pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, leathery, strap shaped, wide at the apex, minutely apiculate, narrowing towards the base leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on numerous, slender, 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a whitish, dry, funnel-shaped bract and carrying a blue and brown flwoer.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;