Bulbophyllum brevistylidium Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

Photos by Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden


Common Name The Short Column Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1/10" [2.5 mm]

Found only in Thailand as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with 1 to 1.6" [2.5 to 4 cm] between each cylindric, slender pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, elliptical, minutely retuse at the apex leaf and flowers in the fall on a very thin, rather lax, more or less subumbellate inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide;