Bulbophyllum nasseri Garay 1999 SECTION Lepidorhiza Schlechter 1911

Plant and flower Photos courtesy of Rudi Hromniak and his and his Orchid Webpage

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Common Name Nasser's Bulbophyllum [American Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 3.2" [8.5 cm]

Found in the Philippines as a small sized epiphyte with ovate grey green pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, petiolate leaf that blooms on a basal, 10" [25 cm] long, single flowered, purple and green inflorescence with a loose, acuminate bract below the middle and a single large flower at the apex


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Genera In Thailand Vol VIII Bulbophyllum Thou 1990; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 6 2000 photo; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 excluding Bornean Specimens;