Bulbophyllum penduliscapum J.J.Sm. 1900 SECTION Altisceptrum J.J.Sm. 1914

Plant and Inflorescence in situ Photo by Art Vogel

Common Name The Pendant Inflorescence Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo and the Philippines in low and open forests at elevations of 300 to 1100 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with 1 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] between each discoid, not flattened pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic to ovate, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on a pendant, 10 to 20" [25 to 50 cm] long, 50 to 200 flowered inflorescence with ovate floral bracts and sweetly fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum jarense Ames 1920; Bulbophyllum macrophyllum Kraenzl.1904

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as B jarense; Orchids of Borneo Vol 2 Vermeullen 1991 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing ok; Orchids of Sumatra COmber 2001; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide ;