Bulbophyllum merrittii Ames 1907 Collection sheet and Drawing by Ames and The Filibot Website

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Common Name Merrit's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size tiny

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 500 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with small pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, leathery, round apically , gradually tapering into the elongate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on an erect to arching, slender, rachis 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long, to 10" [to 25 cm] long, densely several to many flowered inflorescence with several, closely adpressed bracts and minute, triangular, acute floral bracts.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;

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