Galeola humblotii Rchb.f. 1885

Photo by Arne Erpenbach and The Wien Universitat von Bulbophyllum Thou A Vis Z Website

Common Name Humblot's Galeola [French Botanist 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Comoros and Madagascar in lowland forsts at elevations up to 300 meters as a large sized, hot growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with a scrambing, brown to buff to off white vines carrying scales but not leaves that blooms in the spring through summer on a lateral, branching, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; A Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo fide;