Bulbophyllum polycyclum J.J.Verm. 1996 SECTION Hirtula Ridley 1908 Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeWarm Cool LATER Spring

Common Name The Many Circled Bulbophyllum [Refers to the flower arrangment on the inflorescence]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Borneo at elevations of 850 to 1700 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with [.9 to 1.2 cm] between each ovoid to depressed conical pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic to ovate, obtuse, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a pendulous, elongated, 20 to 30" [50 to 75 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photo/drawing fide