Bulbophyllum prianganense J.J.Sm. 1913 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008

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TYPE Drawing by © J J Smith [B hamatifolium type] and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Prianagan Bulbophyllum [An area of western Java]

Flower Size .68" [1.7 cm] long

Found in western Java, western Sumatra and Borneo at elevations around 1400 meters as a small sized, cool growing, creeping and branching epiphyte with 3 to 6" [7.5 to 15 cm] between each small, disc-shaped pseudobulb carrying a single, lanceolate, narrowing apically, obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, basal, arching, pale yellowish green with brown spotting, peduncle 1.8 to 2.4" [4.5 to 6 cm] long, rachis angular, pale green to 5 to 7.6" [12.5 to 19 cm] long, 6.8 to 10" [17 to 25 cm] long overall, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum hamatifolium J.J.Sm. 1914

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo J J Wood & P J Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001;