Bulbophyllum capuronii Bosser 1971 SECTION Bifalcula Schlechter 1925

Plant and Flower Photos by M Kindler and The Madabulbo Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Full shade Hot LATE Spring

Common Name Capuron's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in southeastern Madagascar in coastal forests at elevations around sea-level to 100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblong leaves that blooms in the late spring on a basal, .6" [1.5 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Similar to B minutum but this one differs in the short, few flowered inflorescence and the different shaped lip.

Synonyms

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

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