Bulbophyllum gilvum J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 1994 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008 Photo by Tom Ballinger and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade cool Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Pale Yellow Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sarawak and Sabah Borneo in low and open, very wet, mossy forests at elevations around 1300 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, rather inconspicuous, ascending, ovoid, flattened to concave on one side pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic, acute, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, peduncle to .4 to .72" [1 to 1.8 cm] long, .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long overall, single flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *BLUMEA 38 (1994) 335-348 Vermeullen & Lamb 1994 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;