Bulbophyllum malachadenia Cogn. 1902 SECTION Napellii Rchb.f 1861 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and The Orchidstudium Website

Common Name The Soft, Delicate Gland Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janiero states of Brazil with .8" [2 cm] between each, ovoid pseudobulb carrying a linguiforme leaf that blooms in the winter on a basal, to 12" [to 30 cm] long, to 5 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Malachadenia clavata Lindl. 1839

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975