Bulbophyllum tripetalum Lindl. 1842 SECTION Didactyle [Lindley] Cogn. 1902

Side View of Flower Photos courtesy of Rudi Hromniak and his and his Orchid Webpage

Common Name The Three Petaled Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay at elevations around 740 meters as a hot to warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte that blooms in the fall on an erect, several flowered inflorescence with well spaced flowers

Synonyms Didactyle tripetala (Lindl.) Lindl. 1852; Phyllorchis tripetala (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 9 2004 photo fide; Orchidstudium Brasilense Holland Baptista, Docha Neto and Campacci 2005