Bulbophyllum henrici Schlechter 1925 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925

Inflorescence

Plant and Flowers Photos by Eric Paw Paw and The Orchids Online Australia Website

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

Full Shade Warm LATEWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name or Meaning Henri's Bulbophyllum [Perrier French botanist 1900's]

Flower Size .3 to .32" [7.5 to 8 mm]

Found in Madagascar in humid, evergreen forests at elevations around 700 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with 2.8" [7 cm] between each narrowly oblong pseudobulb carrying 2, apical, oblong-ligulate, obtuse, slightly attenuate below into the base leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, much longer than the leaves, peduncle provided with 8 sheaths, rachis 4.4 to 4.8" [11 to 12 cm] long, 18" [45 cm] long overall, cylindrical densely many flowered inflorescence with widely oval, obtuse, slightly concave, rugose externally, half as long as the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum henrici var rectangulare Perrier ex Hermans 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing good; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as B henricii var rectangulare; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puys Cribb & Bosser 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puys Cribb & Bosser 2007 as B henricii var rectangulare; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo ok; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 as B henricii var rectangulare;

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