Bulbophyllum pantoblepharon Schltr. 1924 SECTION Pantoblepharon Schlechter 1925

TYPE for the section

Drawing by Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool Summer

Common Name The ? Eyelash Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar in lichen rich forests at elevations around 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with globose pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblanceolate leaf that blooms in the summer on a basal, erect, thin, .08" [2 mm] long, densely 5 to 8 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum pantoblepharon var. vestitum H.Perrier ex Hermans 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as B pantoblepharon var vestitum; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 as Bulbophyllum pantoblepharon var. vestitum ; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009