Bulbophyllum minutum Thouars 1822 SECTION Bifalcula Schlechter 1925 Photo by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

Inflorescence photo by © Rogier Van Vugt and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

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

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

Part Shade Hot spring THROUGH MIDFall

Common Name The Tiny Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar?, Mascarene and Reunion in semi-deciduous forests at elevations of sea level to 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with an orbicular pseudobulb carrying two, apical, shortly elliptic, truncate, apically bilobed, basally clasping leaf that blooms in the spring through fall on an erect, successively few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bulbophyllum implexum Jum. & H.Perrier 1912; Phyllorkis minuta (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; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb And Bosser 2007; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014

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