Bulbophyllum vulcanorum H.Perrier 1938 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925 Photos in situ Montagne D'Ambre, Madagascar courtesy of Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

Part ShadeWarmSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Volcano Living Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 3/8 to 1/4" [7.5 to 8 mm]

Found in northern Madagascar in humid evergreen forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with ovoid, or subspherical pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, erect, elliptic, contracted shortly basally leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, to 20" [50 cm] long, apically yellow inflorescence with 5 to 6 distant, thin, very appressed sheaths and oval-triangular slightly acute floral bracts

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1936/1981; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puys Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009; Orchidaceae Of West Central Africa Vol 2 Szlachetko, Ejsmont, Baranow, Grochocka, Nowak, Margonska and Naczk 2015 drawing/photo ok

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