Bulbophyllum elevatopunctatum J.J. Sm. 1920 SECTION Beccariana Pfitz. 1889

Another Color? Photos by Art Vogel

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids Copyright 2002 All rights reserved.


Common Name The Raised Dot Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Thailand and Sumatra [Sulawesi?] as a small sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with 1" [2.5 cm] between each oblong-ovoid, apically narrowed, 2 longitudinal channeled, dull green pseudobulb carrying a single, apical erect, narrowly lanceolate, fleshy, tough, shiny green above, dull pale green below, petiolate leaf that blooms on a basal as well as from the rhizome, erect, single flowered, terete, pale green spotted brown-red inflorescence carrying 3 bracts in the lower half.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Genera of Thailand Vol VIII Bulbopyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1990; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 8 2011 photos 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;