Bulbophyllum thiurum Vermeulen & O'Byrne 2005 SECTION Plumata

Lip Detail Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website


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Flower Size 4" [10 cm] long long

Found in Endau Rompin National Park in penninsular Malaysia in lowland swamp forests on trees. It is most likely extinct in the wild. It blooms in the later winter and early spring


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bulbophyllum: the incomplete Guide From A to why? Bill Thoms 2009 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 77 #2 2013 photo fide; A Compendium of Miniature Orchid Species Gerritsen and Parsons 2013 photo fide