Bulbophyllum hyalinum Schltr. 1924 SECTION Pantoblepharon Schlechter 1925 Drawing by Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Cool Summer Fall

Common Name The Transparent Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar in humid evergreen forests at elevations of 400 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with ovoid to subglobose pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong leaf that blooms in the summer through fall on a basal, erect, thin, 2 to 3" [5 to 7.5cm] long, 8 to 15 flowered inflorescence.


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