Bulbophyllum warmingianum Cogn. 1902 SECTION Didactyle [Lindley] Cogn. 1902 Photo by Luiz Menini Neto & Rafaela Campostrini Forzza

Another Flower

Plants in situ Minas Gerais

Plant habitat Photos by Jay Pfahl

Common Name or Meaning Warming's Bulbophyllum [Danish Plant Collector Brazil late 1800's]

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Flowers in the fall on an erect, basal, 2' [60 cm] long, bracteate inflorescence arising with a new growth that has several, fragrant flowers and is found in the foothills of Minas Gerais and Goias state Brazil and is a warm to cool growing lithophyte found on exposed rocks often in full sun.

CAUTION!!! Many references cite this as a synonym of B exaltatum but I have left them separate for now pending more research.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum vaughanii Brade 1951; Bulbophyllum vittatum Rchb.f. & Warm. 1881

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Otia Botanica Hamburgensia Rchb.f 1881 as B vittatum; Orchidaceae Brasilense Pabst & Dungs 1976 drawing fide

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