Bulbophyllum weberi Ames 1912 SECTION Cirrhopetalum

Lip Detail Photos by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

Inflorescence

Flower Closeup

Closer still Photos courtesy of Jo Levy Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

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Common Name Weber's Bulbophyllum [Original Collector of Species 1900's]

Flower Size 1 1/5" [3 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 120 to 1500 meters on rocks and trees as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte with 4 angled, shiny, yellowish, apically gradually tapering pseduobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong-elliptic, leathery, gradually narrowing below into the channeled, rigid petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, slender, 6 to 14" [15 to 35 cm] long, 8 flowered inflorescence with 3 linear-lanceolate, strongly acute sheaths and linear-lanceolate, acute floral bracts and holding the flowers in an umbel

Synonyms Bulbophyllum baucoense Ames 1915; Cirrhopetalum baucoense (Ames) Garay, Hamer & Siegerist 1994; Cirrhopetalum weberi (Ames) Senghas 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Notes On Cirrhopetalum Seidenfaden 1973 as B baucoense drawing fide; Notes on Cirrhopetalum Seidenfaden 1973 drawing fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as B weberi drawing good; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003 as B baucoense; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003

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