Bulbophyllum klabatense Schltr. 1911 SECTION Lepidorhiza Schlechter 1913 Photo Copyright Orchids and More Website

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Dr Leslie Garay Archives, Photo by Anton Sieder Copyright

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Common Name The Klabat Bulbophyllum [Volcano on Sulawesi]

Flower Size 1 1/8" [3 cm]

Found in Sulawesi at elevations around 200 to 900 meters as a large, hot to warm growing epiphyte needing some shade, and a well draining mix and has a large ovoid, non-angular pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, oval, obtuse to acute, gradually narrowing below into the 2 to 5.2" [5 to 13 cm] long, petiolate base leaf and blooms at most any time on an erect to patent, 32.8" [82 cm] long, 7 flowered inflorescence with successive single flowers occuring over a very long time

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1914/1985; A To Z of SE Asian Orchids O'Byrne 2001 photo not = B veldkampii; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as B sulawesi; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Bulbophyllum: the incomplete Guide From A to why? Bill Thoms 2009 photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 photo fide;

Bulbophyllum klabatense subsp sulawesi [Garay, Hamer & Siegerist] Verm & O'Byrne 2011 SECTION Lepidorhiza Schlechter 1911 Photos courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Inflorescence Photos courtesy of David Jubineau and His Bulbophyllum & Co. WebsiteCopyright

Lip Detail Photos courtesy of Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Flower with a hairier lip Photo by Art Vogel

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Common Name The Sulawesi Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 8" [20 cm]

Found on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia at elevations of 1200 to 1500 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing, unifoliate epiphyte occuring on horizontal branches in stunted montane forests, with large ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical leaf that blooms on a basal, to 2' [60 cm] long, several [5 to 6] flowered inflorescence with several [10] successively opening, unpleasantly fragrant flowers held well above the leaves occuring in the spring and summer

Synonyms *Bulbophyllum sulawesii Garay, Hamer & Siegrist 1996

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 66 No 6 1997 photo as B sulawesi; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 6 2000 photo as B sulawesi; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 12 2000 photo as B sulawesi; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as B sulawesi photo fide; A to Z of SE Asian Orchids O'Byrne 2001 photo fide as B sulawesi; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002 as B sulaweis; Bulbophyllum: the incomplete Guide From A to why? Bill Thoms 2009 as B sulawesii photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 photo fide;

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