Bulbophyllum nematocaulon Ridl.1920 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008 Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot cool Summer Fall

Common Name The Thread-Like Inflorescence Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia and Borneo in lowland and montane forests at elevations of 400 to 1800 meters as a miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with .2 to .4" [.5 to 1 cm] between each ovoid, almost erect, curving upwards from a prostrate base pseudobulb carrying a single, erect, oblong, shortly pointed, not stalked leaf that blooms in the summer and fall on a .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum johannis-winkleri J.J.Sm. 1927; Bulbophyllum oreas Ridl. 1924

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermuellen 1991 drawing/photo good; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing ok; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;

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