Bulbophyllum incurvum Thouars 1822

Plant and Flowers in situ Photo by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

Inflorescence photo by © G. Meyers and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Herbaria Specimen Herbarium Specimen © Maintained by Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part Shade Hot Warm Fall Winter

Common Name The Bent Bulbophyllum [Refers to the bent inflorescence]

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar, Mauritius, Rodrigues and Reunion at elevatiojns of 200 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an orbicular pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, narrowly elliptic, apically bilobed, basally clasping leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, then bending at right angles, successively few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Phyllorchis incurva (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;