Bulbophyllum moramanganum Schltr 1922 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925

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Full Shade Warm LATERWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name or Meaning Henri's Bulbophyllum [Perrier French botanist 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar in humid, evergreen forests on plateau at elevations around 900 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with 1.6" [4 cm] between each cylindrical-conical, 4 angled pseudobulb carrying 2, apical, oblong-ligulate, obtuse, slightly attenuate towards the base leaves that blooms in the later winter and early spring on an erect, rigid, peduncle provided with 4 to 5 sheaths, rachis 2.8" [7 cm] long, 16" [40 cm] long overall, cylindrical densely many flowered inflorescence withoval, obtuse, lower ones almost as long as the flowers floral bracts..

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum henrici var rectangulare Perrier ex Hermans 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puys Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009;