Bulbophyllum simulacrum Ames 1915 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008


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Full Shade Warm LATEWinter Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Image Like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Leyte Philippines at elevations of 500 to 750 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphgyte with a creeping rhizome without pseudobulbs but giving rise to erect, leathery, oblong leaves that blooms in the late winter, spring and fall on an erect, peduncle 3.8 to 3.2" [7 to 8 cm] long, bracts loose and expanded near the apex, rachis to 1.2" [3 cm] long, loosely flowered inflorescence with lanceolate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Orchidaceae Vol 5:189 Ames 1915 ; Orchidiana Philippiana Valmayor 1984;