Bulbophyllum papulosum Garay 1999 SECTION Lepidorhiza Schlechter 1911 Photo by N T Gerald and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Flower and Lip Detail Photo courtesy of Dr Leslie Garay Archives, Photo by Anton Sieder Copyright

Part Shade Hot

Common Name The Warty Bulbophyllum [refers to the wart-like protuberances on the labellum]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm wide]

Found in the Philippines as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte at elevations up to 500 meters with ovoid to subglobse pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong, obtuse apically, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, 5.8" [14.5 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of The Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Bulbophyllum: the incomplete Guide From A to why? Bill Thoms 2009 photo hmm; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;