Bulbophyllum perseverans Hermans 2007

SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925

Photo by M Kindler and The Madabulbo Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Full shade Cool Cold EARLYSummer

Common Name The Tangled Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in northern and east-north-east Madagascar in lichen rich montane forests at elevations around 2000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying 2, narrowly lanceolate leaves that blooms in the early summer on an erect to suberect, slender, rachis slightly thicker, 6.2 to 8.4" [15.5 to 21 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with subacute, half as long as the pedicel floral bract.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum graciliscapum H.Perrier 1937

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