Bulbophyllum muscarirubrum Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Lemniscata Pfitz 1889

Plant and Flowers Photos courtesy of Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright ,

Common Name The Brick-Red Brush Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1/8" [.3 cm]

Found in Myanmar and Thailand at elevations around 1000 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with globular, somewhat irregularly flattened with age, closely spaced pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, deciduous, greyish green, waxy, lanceolate, basally loosely conduplicate leaves that fall before blooming in the spring on a basal, 1.2" [3 cm] long, densely, several to many [10 to 15] flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VIII Bulbiphyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombat 1992 photo fide; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Nyan Tun Taunggyi 2014 photo fide; A Guide to the Orchids of Myanmar Kurzweil and Lwin 2014 photo fide

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