Bulbophyllum pelicanopsis J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 1988 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994 Photo by J.B. Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Plant and Flower Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name or Meaning The Pelican-Like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing, mat forming epiphyte with cylindric, decumbent, tapering at each end pseudobulbs carrying, at right angles to the decumbent pseudobulb, twisted, suborbicular, acuminate, abruptly narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, erect, .32" [8 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermeullen 1991 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo/drawing fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide ;

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