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 culex Ridl. 1916 Western New Guinea

  27. Bulbophyllum curvicaule Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  30. *Bulbophyllum delicatulum Schltr. 1911 Sumatra

  31. Bulbophyllum densifolium Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  32. Bulbophyllum dependens Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  33. Bulbophyllum dictyoneuron Schltr.1913 New Guinea

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

  35. Bulbophyllum djamuense Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  36. Bulbophyllum elassoglossum Siegerist 1991 Philippines

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

  38. Bulbophyllum epapillosum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  39. Bulbophyllum erioides Schltr. 1905 New Guinea

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

  41. Bulbophyllum erythrostictum Ormerod 2005 New Guinea

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

  43. Bulbophyllum exiguiflorum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  44. Bulbophyllum exilipes Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  45. Bulbophyllum fasciculatum Schltr.1913 New Guinea

  46. Bulbophyllum fenixii Ames 1914 Philippines

  47. *Bulbophyllum filovagans Carr 1933 - Sumatra

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

  49. Bulbophyllum flagellare Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  50. Bulbophyllum fruticicola Schlechter 1913 New Guinea

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

  52. Bulbophyllum fusciflorum Schlechter 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  55. Bulbophyllum glanduliferum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

  57. Bulbophyllum hassallii Kores 1989 Solomon Islands and Fiji

  58. Bulbophyllum helix Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  59. Bulbophyllum howcroftii Garay Papua New Guinea

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

  61. Bulbophyllum hystricinum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  62. Bulbophyllum icteranthum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  63. *Bulbophyllum impar Ridl. 1917 - Sumatra

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

  65. Bulbophyllum ischnopus Schltr. 1905 New Guinea

  66. Bulbophyllum johnsonii Hunt 1950 Queensland Australia

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

  68. Bulbophyllum kermesinum Ridl. 1886 New Guinea

  69. Bulbophyllum leptobulbon Verm. 1996 Papua and New Guinea

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

  71. Bulbophyllum leve Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  74. Bulbophyllum maijenense Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  75. Bulbophyllum maquilingense Ames & Quisumb. 1932 Philippines

  76. Bulbophyllum marginatum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

  78. Bulbophyllum melinanthum Schltr. 1905 New Guinea

  79. Bulbophyllum microbulbon Schltr. 1905 Bismark Archipelago

  80. Bulbophyllum microtes Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  81. Bulbophyllum mimiense Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  82. Bulbophyllum neopommeranicum Schltr. 1905 Bismark Archipelago

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

  83. Bulbophyllum odontopelatum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  84. Bulbophyllum oreogenum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  85. Bulbophyllum papuliglossum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  86. Bulbophyllum pardalotum Garay, Hamer & Siegrist 1995 Philippines

  87. Bulbophyllum paululum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  88. Bulbophyllum plagiopetalum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  91. Bulbophyllum polyphyllum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  92. Bulbophyllum pulvinatum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

  94. Bulbophyllum quadrichaete Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  95. Bulbophyllum radicans F.M. Bailey 1883 Australia

  96. Bulbophyllum rhodoneuron Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

  98. *Bulbophyllum rhynchoglossum Schltr. 1910 Borneo

  99. Bulbophyllum rivulare Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  102. Bulbophyllum rysyanum Roeth 2007 Philippines

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

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

  105. Bulbophyllum sapphirinum Ames 1915 the Philippines

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

  107. Bulbophyllum sp. 34 New Guinea

  108. Bulbophyllum sp. 76 cf quadrangulare

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

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

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

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

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

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

  115. Bulbophyllum triaristella Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  123. Bulbophyllum woelfliae Garay, Senghas & Lemcke 1996 Philippines

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

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

  126. 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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