Bulbophyllum micranthum Barb.Rodr. 1877 SECTION Micranthae Barb Rodr. 1882

TYPE for the section Photo by Delfina de Araujo and her Orchid Photo Website

Drawing Drawing by The Scielo Website

Part sun

Common Name The Small Flowered Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janiero and Parana states of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with close set, ovoid-conical, tetragonal pseudodbulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic-oblong, acute, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, erect, 3.2" [8 cm] long overall, laxly many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Phyllorkis micrantha (Barb.Rodr.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orchidees du Bresil, As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo, Espiritu Santo Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 drawing/photo good;