Bulbophyllum inunctum J.J. Sm. 1906 SECTION Beccariana Pfitz. 1889 Photo courtesy of Zainal Abidin Bin Othman

Another Plant Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids

Another Color Form

Photos courtesy of David Jubineau And His Bulbophyllum & Co. Website


Common Name

Flower Size 4.8" [12 cm]

Found in Borneo and Malaysia as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with conical, rugose pseudobulbs 1 3/4 to 2" apart [4 to 5 cm] carrying a single apical, widest above the middle, shortly acute apically, narrowing basally into a 1" petiole leaf that blooms in the summer and fall on a basal, short to 2 3/4" [7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying a large flower.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum longiflorum Ridl.1897; Bulbophyllum membranifolium var inunctum J J Verm., P O'Byrne & Lamb 2015

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Malaya Holtum 1953; Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Teo 1985 as Bulbophyllum longiflorum; Orchdis of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991; Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfadden and Wood 1992 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 70 No 3 2005; Bulbophyllum: the incomplete Guide From A to why? Bill Thoms 2009 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 as B membranifolium var inunctum photos/drawing fide;