Bulbophyllum negrosianum Ames 1912 SECTION Hirtula Photo courtesy of © André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen © and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Common Name The Negros Island Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in the Philippines in mossy woods at elevations around 1100 to 1400 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, ovoid, gradually tapering pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, leathery, oblong to oblong-lanceolate leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, to 16" [42 cm] long, many [45] flowered inflorescence with the apical flowers opening first and then working back to the base.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;