Bulbophyllum stylocoryphe J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Rogier Van Vugt and his P base Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeWarm LATEfall EARLY winter

Common Name The Large ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Sulawesi on small trees in the understorey of low mossy montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 1400 meters as a creeping to straggling, mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with clustered, rather inconspicuous, aproximately ascending, ovoid to almost cylindrical, flattened on one side pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, obtuse, gradually narrowing below in to the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a basal, 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Thirty Two New Species of Bulbophyllum from Sulawesi Verm & O'Byrne 2008 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide