Bulbophyllum sandrangatense Bosser 1965 SECTION Pachychlamys Sclechter 1924 Photo by G Gilles and The I Naturalist Website

Full shade Warm Cool EARLY Summer

Common Name The Sandranga Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in east northeastern Madagascar in humid, mossy evergreen forests at elevations around 900 to 1100 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with conical pseudobulbs enveloped by fibers and carrying 2 apical, suberect, ligulate-oblanceolate leaves that blooms in the early summer on a basal, erect, 4 to 7.2" [10 to 18+ cm] long overall, 5 to 13 flowered inflorescence.


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