Bulbophyllum brachystachyum Schltr. 1924 SECTION Bulbophyllum G A Fischer & J J Vermeullen in prep

Photo by G Gilles and The Orchids Forum Website

Full shade Warm Cool Summer MIDFall

Common Name The Short Inflorescence Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found in north and northwestern Madagascar in dry or humid, evergreen forests on plateau at elevations around 700 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with .6 to 1.4" [1.5 to 3.5 cm] between each oblong pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, oblong leaves that blooms in the summer and mid fall on a basal, erect, subcapitate, short, 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum pseudonutans H.Perrier 1937

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 as B pseudonutans; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo fide; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;