Bulbophyllum reiginaldoi Campacci 2009 SECTION Didactyle [Lindley] Cogn. 1902

Inflorescence

Plant in situ Minas Gerais

Photos by © Marco Campacci and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name Reginald’s Bulbophyllum [Brazlian original collector of species current]

Flower Size .28” [7 mm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil at elevations around 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a repent rhizome giving rise to ovate-teragonal, shriveled, dull yellow pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, yellow green, coriaceous, erect-spreading, oblong, apiculate, attenuate and canaliculate below into the base leaf that blooms in the spring through early summer on a basal, erect, rigid, dark red, irregularily mottled with green, densely covered with membraneous, amplexicaul, dull yellow bracts, rachis 5.2 to 6.8" [13 to 17 cm] long, successively 4 to 5, to more than 25 flowered inflorescence with persistent, cream colored, triangular, acute, floral bracts and carrying nutant flowers.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Coletanea de Orchideas Brazileras 7 Campacci 2008 photo/drawing fide;

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