Bulbophyllum reflexiflorum H.Perrier 1937 SECTION Kinethrix Schlechter 1910 Drawing by Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shadeCold LATE Summer Fall

Common Name The Reflexed Flower Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar in montane erinaceous scrub and lichen rich forests at elevations of 2000 to 2400 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with ovoid, 4 angled pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, narrowly oblong leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on a basal, erect, 8 to 14.8" [20 to 37 cm] long, 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence with persistent bracts and carrying pendent flowers.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum bosseri K.Lemcke 1999; Bulbophyllum comosum H.Perrier 1937; Bulbophyllum inauditum Schltr. 1925; Bulbophyllum pogonochilum Summerh. 1951 publ. 1952; Bulbophyllum reflexiflorum subsp. pogonochilum (Summerh.) Bosser 2000

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

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