Bulbophyllum hemisterranthum J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 SECTION Hemisterantha J J Verm

TYPE for the section Photo by © Art Vogel

Part shadeWarmSummer

Common Name The 1/2 Black? or Fleshy? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Sulawesi in mossy montane forests in thick moss pads on trees bordering streams at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphtye or epiphyte in moss on stream banks with a long creeping rhizome with 1 to 7" [2.5 to 17.5 cm] between each widely spaced, patent, ovoid-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ovate, acute, narrowing below into the petioalte base leaf that blooms in the summer on a basal, 2.4 to 3.4" [6-8.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Thirty Two New Species of Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae)from Sulawesi J.J. VERMEULEN 1 AND P. O’BYRNE Gard. Bulletin Singapore 60 (1): 73-153 2008 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Verm & O’Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide;