Bulbophyllum aubrevillei Bosser 1965 SECTION Elasmotopus Schlechter 1925

Photo by By Snotch from Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan - [Alaotra-Mangoro, Madagascar] Bulbophyllum aff. aubrevillei, CC BY 2.0, and The Wiki-Media Website

deep Shade Warm Cool LATERSpring

Common Name or Meaning Aubreville's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in east north-eastern Madagascar in humid evergreen and mossy forests at elevations around 500 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ovoid-conical pseudobulbs carrying 2, divergent, ligulate leaves that blooms in the later spring on an erect, 2 to 2.8" [5 to 7 cm] long, 5 to 7 flowered inflorescnece.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; * Adansonia n.s., 5: 386 Bossser 1969 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, DuPuy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo good; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;