Bulbophyllum dianthum Schltr. 1911 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008 TYPE Photo by © Peter O'Byrne and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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

Full shade Cool

Common Name The Small Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in western Sumatra at elevations around 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing, hanging epiphyte with close set, adpressed to the rhizome, ovoid-oblong pseudobulbs carrying a single, strap-shaped, minutely apiculate, narrowing abruptly into the short, petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, basal, short, 2 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, more or less acute, scarcely as long as the ovary floral bract.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001 drawing fide;

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