Bulbophyllum albibracteum Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Lemniscata Pfitz 1889 Photo by Puch and Ben Orchid Forum

Another Flower Photo by Amarin Photo Bank Website

Full Shade Cool

Common Name or Meaning The White Bracted Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Yunnan province of China and Thailand at elevations of 1800 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with globular, flattened, wrinkled in maturity pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, erect leaves that blooms on a basal, pendent, peduncle to .6" [1.5 cm] long, light green, almost completely enveloped by 2 to 3 hyaline sheaths, rachis to .6" [1.5 cm] long, 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence with very conspicuous, strongly recurved, white with green to purplish shades, very finely serrulate margined floral bracts.

Readily distinguished by the large, white, conspicuous floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VIII Bulbophyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photo maybe

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