Bulbophyllum fulgens J.J.Verm. 1996 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994 Photo by The Popow Orchids Website

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Sparkling Bulbophyllum [refers to the lateral sepals being attached along their length]

Flower Size

Found in northern Sumatra in primary forests at elevations around 1600 to 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with ovoid, often somewhat flattened pseudobulbs carrying a single, elliptic, obtuse, petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, peduncle .75 to 1" [1.8 to 2.5 cm] long, 2 cuspidate bracts basally, 2 to 2.8" [5 to 7 cm] long overall, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, cuspidate floral bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determiantion sp please use with caution!!!


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