Bulbophyllum densum Thouars 1822

Another Inflorescence in situ

Another Inflorescence in situ Photos © Roger Van Vugt and his P Base Orchid Photo Website

Common Name The Dense Bulbophyllum [refers to the flowers on the inflorescence]

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar, the Mascarenes and Reunion as a small sized epiphyte with an ovoid pseudobulb carrying 2, apical, linear, apically unequally bilobed, basally conduplicate leaves that blooms on a slightly thickened towards the apex, dense, successively several to many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Phyllorkis densa (Thouars) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Historie Particulier des Plantes Orchidees Recueilles Sur Trois Iles Australes d'Afrique Thouars 1822 drawing fide; Orchid Monographs Vol 2 - A Taxonomic Revision of the Continental African Bulbophyllinae Vermeullen 1987;