Bulbophyllum analamazoatrae Schltr. 1924 SECTION Elasmotopus Schlechter 1925

Flower Closeup

Closeup of Lip Photos courtesy of Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Side View of Flower

Photo by K Senghas and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz

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Common Name The Analamazoatra Bulbophyllum [Town in Madagascar]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Madagascar in tree tops at elevations around 400 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a thick rhizome carrying distant, oval-oblong pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, subcoriaceous, narrowly ligulate to oblanceolate, obtuse apically leaf that blooms in the summer on a to 2 1/8" [5.5 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence that is recurved apically.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide

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