Bulbophyllum guamense Ames 1914 SECTION Intervallatae Ridley 1897 Photo by Lainie Zarones

DrawingDrawing by Ames and The University of Halwell Museum Website

Part Shade Hot

Common Name or Meaning The Guam Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Guam and the Marianas at elevations under 300 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm between each, globose, longitudinally rugose pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptic, obtuse, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a 10" [25 cm] long, successively single, flowered inflorescence.

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


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001;