Bulbophyllum brachystachyum Schltr. 1924 SECTION Bulbophyllum G A Fischer & J J Vermeullen in prep Photo by G Gilles and The Orchids Forum Website

Full shade Cool EARLY Summer MIDFall

Common Name The Short Inflorescence Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found in north and northwestern Madagascar in dry or humid, evergreen forests on plateau at elevations around 1200 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with .6 to 1.4" [1.5 to 3.5 cm] between each oblong pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, oblong leaves that blooms in the early summer and later in mid fall on a basal, erect, subcapitate, short, 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum pseudonutans H.Perrier 1937

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide

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