Bulbophyllum henrici Schlechter 1925 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925


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

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 leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, rachis 4.4 to 4.8" [11 to 12 cm] long, 18" [45 cm] long overall, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum henrici var rectangulare Perrier ex Hermans 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puys Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo ok;