Bulbophyllum ecornutum J.J. Sm 1914 SECTION Beccariana Verm & O'Byrne 2015 Photos by Weyman Bussey, Plant grown by Howard Gunn

Flower Closeup Photo courtesy of Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

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Common Name The Hornless Bulbophyllum [Latin for lacking horns, refering to the abscence of protusions on the column as compared to Bulbophyllum cornutum which has them]

Flower Size .8" to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm]

Found in Thailand, Sumatra, Borneo, Bali and Java in podosol forests or shrubby forests as a miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing unifoliate epiphyte in shrubby forests on limestone hills occuring at elevations of 400 to 1300 meters with a woody rhizome with 1.6" [4 cm] between each, ovoid, pale green pseudobulbs subtended by a scarious sheath and carrying a single apical thin, linear-lanceolate leaf that is conduplicate below and where it blooms on a 1 1/8" to 2 7/8" [3 to 7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence occuring in the fall with fragrant flowers that smell of grapes. Best grown cool to warm and given partial shade and high humidity, with regular water and fertilizer.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum cornutum var ecornutum J.J. Sm. 1905; Bulbophyllum ecornutum var deliense J. J. Sm. 1932; Bulbophyllum ecornutum var teloense J. J. Sm. 1932; Bulbophyllum ecornutum var verrucatum Verm & O'Byrne 2015; Hamularia ecornuta (J.J.Sm.) Aver. & Averyanova 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Bulbophyllum cornutum var ecornutum; Orchid Genera of Thailand Vol VIII Bulbopyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1979 drawing ok; Orchid Digest Vol 49 No 2 1985 photo fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermeullen 1991 drawing/photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 69 No 1 2004 photo; MAlesian Orchid Journal Vol 7 2011 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 as B ecornutum var verrucatum photos/drawing fide;

Bulbophyllum ecornutum J.J. Sm 1914 var semi alba

Side View Of Flower Photo courtesy of Nik Fahmi and his Vortex Orchid Webpage

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