Bulbophyllum folliculiferum J.J.Sm. 1914 SECTION Vesicisepalum Photo by Peter Jongejan and the Flora Malesia: Orchids of New Guyinea Vol 4 CD Website

Full shade Warm Cool

Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .52" [1.3 cm] long

Found in New Guinea as a small sized, warm to cool, pendent growing epiphyte with pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear-lanceolate leaf that blooms on a pendent, short, single flowered inflorescence

Differs from Bulbophyllum caputgnomonis J.J.Verm.1993 in that it has a creeping rhizome, flowers with a small lumen at each side of the flower, between the median and the lateral sepals, and much longer petals.

Synonyms Vesicisepalum folliculiferum (J.J.Sm.) Garay, Hamer & Siegerist

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Vesicisepalum folliculiferum

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