Bulbophyllum debrincatiae J.J.Verm. 2002 SECTION Hirtula Ridley 1908

Another Angle Photos by Art Vogel


Common Name De Brincat's Bulbophyllum [Australian female orchid enthusiast 1900's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines on tree trunks at elevations of 800 to 1200 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growijng epiphyte with close set, fusiform pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, leathery, erect leaf that blooms on an erect, basal, green becoming heavily spotted with purple red above, to 24" [60 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence carrying flowers scented of coconut or squashed ants.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;