Bulbophyllum lizae J.J.Verm. 1984 SECTION Megaclinium G A Fischer & J J Verm in prep. Photo by Art Vogel

Another Flower Angle

Plant View

Frontal View of Flower Photos courtesy of Rudi Hromniak and his and his Orchid Webpage

Common Name Liza's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Sao Tome Island in evergreen forest at elevations of 1350 to 1400 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with 2 to 3 1/4" [5 to 8 cm] between each, ovoid, yellow green, 4 to 6 angled pseudobulb carrying 2 apical, narrowly lanceolate, petiolate leaves and blooms on a basal, 10" [25 cm] long, 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence with a somewhat swollen and compressed rachis and carrying distichous flowers arising on midline of the compressed side of the rachis


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 2 - A Taxonomic Revision of the Continental African Bulbophyllinae Vermeullen 1987 photo/drawing fide; African Orchids in the Wild and Cultivation La Croix 1996; Malawi Orchids La Croix 1983; Orchidaceae Of West Central Africa Vol 2 Szlachetko, Ejsmont, Baranow, Grochocka, Nowak, Margonska and Naczk 2015 drawing/photo fide