Bulbophyllum averyanovii Seidenf. 1992 SECTION Lemniscata Pfitz 1889

Plant and Flower

Photos by Rogier Van Vugt and his P Base Orchid Photo website

Full Shade Spring

Common Name The Rough Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Vietnam in lowland forests as a mini-mininature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, smooth pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, decidupus leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect then sharply curved apically, rachis to .4" [1 cm] long, to .68" [1.7 cm] long, densely to 10 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; Slipper Orchids of Vietnam Averyanov, Cribb, Loc & Hiep 2003 photo good;