Bulbophyllum deminutum J.J.Sm. 1927 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008 TYPE Drawing by © J J Smith and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Small Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .38" [9 mm]

Found in western Sumatra as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with .52 to .6" [1.3 to 1.5 cm] between each very small, disc-like pseudobulb carrying a single, thickly fleshy, the upper margins a little hairy, elliptic-ovate, very shortly apiculate, abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, basal, peduncle thin to .48" [1.2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001;