Bulbophyllum konstantinovii Aver. 2013 SECTION Macrocaulia

TYPE Drawing Photo/TYPE Drawing by Averyanov and The Turczaninowia Website

Full shade Hot LATEFall EARLYWinter

Common Name Konstantinov's Brachypeza [Russian Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Cambodia at elevations of 100 to 200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a creeping, thin, wiry, greenish in youth, whitish-gray with age rhizome with .4 to 2" [1 to 5 cm] between each light olive, yellowish green to green, ovate, often oblique, slightly bending to the rhizome, irregularily longitudinally grooved and wrinkled pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly ovate to ovate, condulicate, obtuse, subsesssile to very shortly petioalte base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a basal, ascending, filiform, sometimes slightly flexuous, light yellowish green, glabrous, .6 to 1" [1.5 to 2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescencewith one small basal, hyaline, goblet-shaped, clasping bract

"Morphologically new species may be most close to Bulbophyllum simplicilabellum Seidenf. and B. didymotropis Seidenf. described from Thailand, but distinctly differs in 3-nerved sepals, broadly ovate, oblique, acute petals, broad cup-like, cordate broadening of column foot apex and inflated fleshy margin of the lip." Averyanov 2014


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Turczaninowia 16(4): 29 Averyanov 2013 drawing/photo fide