Bulbophyllum boulbetii Tixier 1966 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade

Common Name Boulbet's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Vietnam as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] between each, leaning, oblong, tapering towards the apex pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong, round apically, tapering towards the base leaf that blooms on an erect, peduncle to 1" [2.5 cm] long, few bracted, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence holding the flowers in an apical loose whorl.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979