SECTION Napellii Rchb.f 1861

TYPE = Bulbophyllum napellii Lindl. 1842

Characterized by a single apical leaf and blooming on a synanthous, erect to apically drooping up to 135 degrees with a racemose, inflorescence carrying distichously arranged, resupinate flowers with free lateral sepals, erect, petals, an anther without a protrusion that is as tall as its anterior margin

There are 12 species in forests up to 650 meters in elevation from Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela

Entries below with an asterix are listed in publications by J J Vermeullen and so are more likely correct than ones without. Species with a question mark in front, seem to me to not conform and so please use with caution.

  1. Bulbophyllum atropurpureum Barb. Rodr. 1877 Brazil

  2. Bulbophyllum barbatum Barb.Rodr. 1881 Brazil

  3. Bulbophyllum bohnkeanum Campacci 2008 Brazil

  4. Bulbophyllum calimanianum V.P.Castro & G.F.Carr 2007 Brazil

  5. Bulbophyllum campos-portoi Brade 1951 Brazil

  6. Bulbophyllum cantagallense (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1902 Brazil

  7. Bulbophyllum glutinosum (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1902 Brazil

  8. Bulbophyllum granulosum Barb.Rodr. 1877 Brazil

  9. Bulbophyllum kautskyi Toscano 2000 Brazil

  10. Bulbophyllum malachadenia Cogn. 1902 Brazil

  11. Bulbophyllum micropetaliforme Leite 1946 Brazil

  12. *!Bulbophyllum napellii Lindl. 1842 Brazil

  13. ?Bulbophyllum regnellii Rchb. f. 1849 southeastern Brazil

  14. Bulbophyllum seabrense Campacci 2008 Brazil

    References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014;