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 ascochiloides J.J.Sm. 1927 Sumatra

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

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

  6. Bulbophyllum aureobrunneum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  9. Bulbophyllum bismarckense Schltr. 1905 Papua New Guinea

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

  11. Bulbophyllum bowkettae F.M. Bailey 1884 Australia

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

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

  14. Bulbophyllum catenulatum Kraenzl. 1921 Philippines

  15. *Bulbophyllum cavipes J J Verm 1996 - Sumatra

  16. Bulbophyllum chaetostroma Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  17. Bulbophyllum chaunobulbon Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

  19. Bulbophyllum chrysotes Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  20. Bulbophyllum ciliipetalum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

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

  24. Bulbophyllum curvicaule Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  27. *Bulbophyllum delicatulum Schltr. 1911 Sumatra

  28. Bulbophyllum densifolium Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  29. Bulbophyllum dependens Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  30. Bulbophyllum dictyoneuron Schltr.1913 New Guinea

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

  32. Bulbophyllum djamuense Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  33. Bulbophyllum elassoglossum Siegerist 1991 Philippines

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

  35. Bulbophyllum epapillosum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  36. Bulbophyllum erioides Schltr. 1905 New Guinea

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

  38. Bulbophyllum erythrostictum Ormerod 2005 New Guinea

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

  40. Bulbophyllum exiguiflorum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  41. Bulbophyllum exilipes Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  42. Bulbophyllum fasciculatum Schltr.1913 New Guinea

  43. Bulbophyllum fenixii Ames 1914 Philippines

  44. *Bulbophyllum filovagans Carr 1933 - Sumatra

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

  46. Bulbophyllum flagellare Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  47. Bulbophyllum fruticicola Schlechter 1913 New Guinea

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

  49. Bulbophyllum fusciflorum Schlechter 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  52. Bulbophyllum glanduliferum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

  54. Bulbophyllum hassallii Kores 1989 Solomon Islands and Fiji

  55. Bulbophyllum helix Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  56. Bulbophyllum howcroftii Garay Papua New Guinea

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

  58. Bulbophyllum hystricinum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  59. Bulbophyllum icteranthum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  60. *Bulbophyllum impar Ridl. 1917 - Sumatra

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

  62. Bulbophyllum ischnopus Schltr. 1905 New Guinea

  63. Bulbophyllum johnsonii Hunt 1950 Queensland Australia

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

  65. Bulbophyllum kermesinum Ridl. 1886 New Guinea

  66. Bulbophyllum leptobulbon Verm. 1996 Papua and New Guinea

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

  68. Bulbophyllum leve Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  71. Bulbophyllum maijenense Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  72. Bulbophyllum maquilingense Ames & Quisumb. 1932 Philippines

  73. Bulbophyllum marginatum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

  75. Bulbophyllum melinanthum Schltr. 1905 New Guinea

  76. Bulbophyllum microbulbon Schltr. 1905 Bismark Archipelago

  77. Bulbophyllum microtes Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  78. Bulbophyllum mimiense Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  79. Bulbophyllum neopommeranicum Schltr. 1905 Bismark Archipelago

  80. Bulbophyllum odontopelatum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  81. Bulbophyllum oreogenum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  82. Bulbophyllum papuliglossum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  83. Bulbophyllum pardalotum Garay, Hamer & Siegrist 1995 Philippines

  84. Bulbophyllum paululum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  85. Bulbophyllum plagiopetalum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  88. Bulbophyllum polyphyllum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  89. Bulbophyllum pulvinatum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

  91. Bulbophyllum quadrichaete Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  92. Bulbophyllum radicans F.M. Bailey 1883 Australia

  93. Bulbophyllum rhodoneuron Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

  95. *Bulbophyllum rhynchoglossum Schltr. 1910 Borneo

  96. Bulbophyllum rivulare Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

  99. Bulbophyllum rysyanum Roeth 2007 Philippines

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

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

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

  103. Bulbophyllum sp. 34 New Guinea

  104. Bulbophyllum sp. 76 cf quadrangulare

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

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

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

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

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

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

  111. Bulbophyllum triaristella Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  119. Bulbophyllum woelfliae Garay, Senghas & Lemcke 1996 Philippines

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

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

  122. 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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