Bulbophyllum humbertii Schltr. 1922 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925 Photos courtesy of Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Another Flower Photos courtesy of Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Drawing by Schlechter Drawing by Copyright , Schlechter and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz


Common Name Humbert's Bulbophyllum [French Orchid Collector in Africa early 1900's]]

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar in humid, evergreen forests at elevations around 1700 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with 1.2" [3 cm] between each ovoid-conical pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical leaves that blooms in the late spring on a 10" [25 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagaascar Perrier 1937; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo good