SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

TYPE: Diphyes tenuifolia Blume = Bulbophyllum tenuifolium (Blume) Lindl 1830 (designated by J. J. Vermeulen and O’Byrne 2008)

SYNONYMS = Diphyes sect. Polymeres Bl. 1825; section Elassoglossum Rysy 2007; Sect. Epibulbon Schltr 1913; sect. Fruticicola Schltr 1913; sect. Leptopus Schlechter 1913; sect. Megaloglossum Carr 1933; sect. Micromonanthe Schltr. 1913; sect. Rhizocaulon Schlechter 1913;

Characterized by having either a creeping or pendant rhizome and a single flowered inflorescence with a mobile, undivided to auriculate lip carrying resupinate flowers with the basal node of the pedicel above the attachment of the floral bract. The anterior margin of the anther is not drawn out. There are usually 4 pollina.

There are about 164 species at this time in this section from India, Thailand, Sumatra, Java, and eastward to the western Pacific Islands in forests at elevations up to 3400 meters

Entries below with an asterix are listed in publications by J J Vermeullen and so are more likely correct than ones without. Species with a question mark in front, seem to me to not conform and so please use with caution.

  1. Bulbophyllum aestivale Ames 1915 Philippines

  2. *Bulbophyllum amauroloma J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 Sulawesi

  3. Bulbophyllum anascaputum Cootes, Cabactulan, Pimentel & M.Leon 2017 The Philippines

  4. *Bulbophyllum ascochiloides J.J.Sm. 1927 Sumatra

  5. Bulbophyllum aspersum J.J.Sm. 1912 New GFuinea

  6. Bulbophyllum atroviride J.J.Verm. 2008 Papua New Guinea

  7. Bulbophyllum aureobrunneum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  8. *Bulbophyllum bakoense J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 2008 Borneo

  9. *Bulbophyllum betchei F. Muell. 1888 Papua and New Guinea, The Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and Samoa

  10. Bulbophyllum bismarckense Schltr. 1905 Papua New Guinea

  11. Bulbophyllum bolsteri Ames 1912 Philippines

  12. Bulbophyllum boosii J.J.Verm. & Kindler 2015 Philippines

  13. Bulbophyllum bowkettae F.M. Bailey 1884 Australia

  14. *Bulbophyllum calceolus J.J.Verm. 1991 Borneo

  15. *Bulbophyllum capilligerum J J Sm. 1927 - Java

  16. Bulbophyllum catenulatum Kraenzl. 1921 Philippines

  17. *Bulbophyllum cavipes J J Verm 1996 - Sumatra

  18. Bulbophyllum chaetostroma Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  19. Bulbophyllum chaunobulbon Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  20. Bulbophyllum chrysanthum J.J.Verm. 2008 Papua New Guinea

  21. Bulbophyllum chrysotes Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  22. Bulbophyllum ciliipetalum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  23. Bulbophyllum condensatum J.J.Verm. 2008 western New Guinea

  24. *Bulbophyllum crepidiferum J.J.Sm. 1920 Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo

  25. *Bulbophyllum croceodon J J Verm & O'Byrne 2008 - Sulawesi

  26. Bulbophyllum curvicaule Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  27. Bulbophyllum cyclopense J.J. Sm. 1912 Papua and New Guinea and Irian Jaya

  28. *Bulbophyllum cymbochilum J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 Sulawesi

  29. *Bulbophyllum delicatulum Schltr. 1911 Sumatra

  30. Bulbophyllum densifolium Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  31. Bulbophyllum dependens Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  32. Bulbophyllum dictyoneuron Schltr.1913 New Guinea

  33. Bulbophyllum distichobulbum P.J.Cribb 1995 Samoa and Niue

  34. Bulbophyllum djamuense Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  35. Bulbophyllum elassoglossum Siegerist 1991 Philippines

  36. *Bulbophyllum entobaptum J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 Sulawesi

  37. Bulbophyllum epapillosum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  38. Bulbophyllum erioides Schltr. 1905 New Guinea

  39. Bulbophyllum erythrosema J.J.Verm. 2008 Papua New Guinea

  40. Bulbophyllum erythrostictum Ormerod 2005 New Guinea

  41. Bulbophyllum eutoreton J.J.Verm. 2008 New Guinea

  42. Bulbophyllum exiguiflorum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  43. Bulbophyllum exilipes Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  44. Bulbophyllum fasciculatum Schltr.1913 New Guinea

  45. Bulbophyllum fenixii Ames 1914 Philippines

  46. *Bulbophyllum filovagans Carr 1933 - Sumatra

  47. *Bulbophyllum fionae J J Verm & O'Byrne 2008 - Sulawesi

  48. Bulbophyllum flagellare Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  49. Bulbophyllum fruticicola Schlechter 1913 New Guinea

  50. Bulbophyllum fruticulum J.J.Verm. 2008 New Guinea

  51. Bulbophyllum fusciflorum Schlechter 1913 New Guinea

  52. *Bulbophyllum gamandrum J J Verm & O'Byrne 2008 - Sulawesi

  53. *Bulbophyllum gilvum J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 1994 Sarawak and Sabah Borneo

  54. Bulbophyllum glanduliferum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  55. Bulbophyllum goliathense J.J.Sm. 1911 New Guinea

  56. Bulbophyllum hassallii Kores 1989 Solomon Islands and Fiji

  57. Bulbophyllum helix Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  58. Bulbophyllum howcroftii Garay Papua New Guinea

  59. *Bulbophyllum hydrophilum J.J.Sm.1905 western Java

  60. Bulbophyllum hystricinum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  61. Bulbophyllum icteranthum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  62. *Bulbophyllum impar Ridl. 1917 - Sumatra

  63. Bulbophyllum intonsum J.J.Verm. 2008 Papua New Guinea

  64. Bulbophyllum ischnopus Schltr. 1905 New Guinea

  65. Bulbophyllum johnsonii Hunt 1950 Queensland Australia

  66. *Bulbophyllum josii Verm. & O'Byrne 2011 Sulawesi

  67. Bulbophyllum kermesinum Ridl. 1886 New Guinea

  68. Bulbophyllum leptobulbon Verm. 1996 Papua and New Guinea

  69. *Bulbophyllum leptopus Schlechter 1905 - New Guinea and Sulawesi

  70. Bulbophyllum leve Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  71. *Bulbophyllum luteopurpureum J J Sm. 1907 - Sumatra

  72. Bulbophyllum luteum J.J.Verm. 2008 Papua New Guinea

  73. Bulbophyllum maijenense Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  74. Bulbophyllum maquilingense Ames & Quisumb. 1932 Philippines

  75. Bulbophyllum marginatum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  76. *Bulbophyllum maxillare [Lindley]Rchb.f 1861 penninsular Malayasia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, the Sulawesi, New Guinea, the Philippines, the Solomon Islands and Australia

  77. Bulbophyllum melinanthum Schltr. 1905 New Guinea

  78. Bulbophyllum microbulbon Schltr. 1905 Bismark Archipelago

  79. Bulbophyllum microtes Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  80. Bulbophyllum mimiense Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  81. Bulbophyllum neopommeranicum Schltr. 1905 Bismark Archipelago

    Bulbophyllum ocellatum Cootes & M.A.Clem. 2011 the Philippines

  82. Bulbophyllum odontopelatum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  83. Bulbophyllum oreogenum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  84. Bulbophyllum papuliglossum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  85. Bulbophyllum pardalotum Garay, Hamer & Siegrist 1995 Philippines

  86. Bulbophyllum paululum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  87. Bulbophyllum plagiopetalum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  88. Bulbophyllum planiplexum J.J.Verm. 2008 Papua New Guinea

  89. Bulbophyllum planitiae J.J.Sm. 1910 New Guinea

  90. Bulbophyllum polyphyllum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  91. Bulbophyllum pulvinatum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  92. Bulbophyllum quadrangulare J.J.Sm. 1911 New Guinea

  93. Bulbophyllum quadrichaete Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  94. Bulbophyllum radicans F.M. Bailey 1883 Australia

  95. Bulbophyllum rhodoneuron Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  96. *Bulbophyllum rhodophyllum J J Verm & O'Byrne 2008 - Sulawesi

  97. *Bulbophyllum rhynchoglossum Schltr. 1910 Borneo

  98. Bulbophyllum rivulare Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  99. Bulbophyllum rubromaculatum W.Kittr. 1984 publ. 1985 New Guinea

  100. *Bulbophyllum rutilans J.J.Verm. & A.L.Lamb 2008 Borneo

  101. Bulbophyllum rysyanum Roeth 2007 Philippines

  102. *Bulbophyllum sarcochilum J J Verm & O'Byrne 2008 - Sulawesi

  103. Bulbophyllum sannio J.J.Verm. 2008 New Guinea

  104. Bulbophyllum sapphirinum Ames 1915 the Philippines

  105. *Bulbophyllum semiindutum J J Verm & O'Byrne 2008 - Sulawesi

  106. Bulbophyllum sp. 34 New Guinea

  107. Bulbophyllum sp. 76 cf quadrangulare

  108. Bulbophyllum sphaenopus J.J.Verm. 2008 western New Guinea

  109. *Bulbophyllum spissum J.J.Verm. 1996 penninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo and Sulawesi

  110. Bulbophyllum staetophyton J.J.Verm. 2008 Papua New Guinea

  111. *Bulbophyllum stylocoryphe J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 Sulawesi

  112. *!Bulbophyllum tenuifolium (Blume) Lindl. 1830 Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo and Java

  113. *Bulbophyllum tjadasmalangense J.J. Sm. 1918 Java and Sumatra

  114. Bulbophyllum triaristella Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  115. Bulbophyllum tricaudatum J.J.Verm. 2008 Papua New Guinea

  116. *Bulbophyllum truncatum J.J.Sm. 1913 Sumatra and Java

  117. *Bulbophyllum tumidum J J Verm 1991 - Sabah Borneo

  118. *Bulbophyllum turgidum J J Verm 1991 - Sabah Borneo

  119. Bulbophyllum undatilabre J.J.Sm. 1912 New Guinea

  120. *Bulbophyllum valeryi J J Verm & O'Byrne 2003 - Sulawesi

  121. *Bulbophyllum violaceum (Blume) Lindl. 1830 Java and Sumatra

  122. Bulbophyllum woelfliae Garay, Senghas & Lemcke 1996 Philippines

  123. *Bulbophyllum xylinopus J J Verm, O'Byrne & Lamb 2015 - Sarawak Borneo

  124. Bulbophyllum zebrinum J.J.Sm. 1911 Papua New Guinea

  125. Bulbophyllum zygochilum J.J.Verm. 2008 Papua New Guinea

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129195, 2008 Vermuellen; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Verm. & O'Byrne 2011; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;

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