Bulbophyllum sangae Schltr. 1905

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade

Common Name The Sangha Bulbophyllum [A department of the Republique of the Congo]

Flower Size

Found in Congo as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with a single leaf.

Lip shape is similar to B renkinianum but it is a larger plant and it has 2 leaves, all type material was lost in bombing of Essen Germany in the 1940's, not seen since the original collection.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 2 African Bulbophyllum Vermeullen 1987

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