Bulbophyllum onivense H. Perrier 1937 SECTION Panthoblepharon

Plant Photos by Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar


Common Name The Onive Bulbophyllum [A river of Madagascar]

Flower Size 1/8" [6.2mm]

Found only in central eastern Madagascar in humid evergreen forests at elevations of 1300 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with 1/2" between each, orbicular, depressed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, petiolate leaf that blooms in the summer on a 1" [2.5 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with 3 to 4 acute, sheaths


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1937/81 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puys Cribb & Bosser 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide