Bulbophyllum semperflorens J.J.Sm. 1907 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008


Photos by © Art Vogel

Part shade HotWarmWinterSpringSummerFall

Common Name or Meaning The Always Flowering Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .5 to .6" [1.25 to 1.5 cm]

Found in western Java at elevations of 800 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome with .4" [1 cm] between each pseudobulb and carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the variable length petiolate base leaf that blooms at most any time of the year on a basal, 2.8 to 4.4" [7 to 11 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001;