Bulbophyllum cuneatum Rolfe 1905 Collection sheet and drawing by Ames and The Philippine Botanical Website

Part Shade Hot Warm Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Cuneate Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations up to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a stout, woody rhizome enveloped by brown, imbricating bracts giving rise to very small pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, very leathery, oblong, rounded apically, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a sharply recurving, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippina Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001;