Bulbophyllum septatum Schltr. 1924 SECTION Pachychlamys Sclechter 1924 Drawing by Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool Cold EARLY Summer

Common Name The ?Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .26 to .28" [6.5 to 7 mm]

Found in northern Madagascar in lichen rich and mossy evergreen forests at elevations around 1500 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with .70 to 1" [1.75 to 2.5 cm] between each oblong conical, 4 obtuse angled pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, oblong-ligulate, shortly contracted basally leaf that blooms in the early summer on a basal, erect, peduncle 1.4 to 2" [3.5 to 5 cm] long, thin, mostly longer than the leaf, 3 to 6" [7.5 to 15 cm] long overall, loosely 5 to 12 flowered inflorescence with oval-lanceolate, acute, 2 to 3 times as long as the pedicel floral bracts.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum ambreae H.Perrier 1938; Bulbophyllum serratum H.Perrier 1937

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001 as B ambreae; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo good

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