Bulbophyllum parviflorum C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f. 1874 SECTION Racemosae

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Full shadeHot TO WarmFall

Common Name The Small Flowered Bublophyllum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in the Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Myanamar, Thailand and Vietnam in montane forests at elevations of 400 to 1100 meters as a miniature sized, warm to hot growing epiphyte with 2" [5 cm] distant, globose pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, narrowly elliptical leaf that gradually narrows into a conduplicate petiole and blooms in the fall on an erect, basal, 7" [17.5 cm] lomg, many small flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb

Synonyms Phyllorchis parviflora {Parish & Reich.f} Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou. Seidenfadden 1979 drawing ok; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Orchids Of India II Biodiversity & Status of Bulbophyllum Thou Augustine & Kumar 2001; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007