Bulbophyllum barbatum Barb.Rodr. 1881 SECTION Napellii Rchb.f 1861

Drawing by Barbosa Rodrigues, Courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Bearded Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with globose, 4 angled, rugose with age pseudobulbs carrying a single, short, broadly elliptic, obtuse leaf that blooms on a basal, erect then arching, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;