Bulbophyllum caespitosum Thouars 1822 Drawing by

Common Name or Meaning The Caespitose Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Mauritius and Reunion as a miniature sized epiphyte, with a creeping, woody rhizome giving rise to elliptic, latitudinally grooved on one side pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, apical, erect, narrowly elliptic to linear, apically unequally bilobed, gradually narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms on a basal, erect, longer than the leaf, rachis thickened, laxly, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Phyllorkis caespitosa (Thouars) Kuntze 1891; Phyllorkis cespiphylis Thouars 1822

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Historie Particulier des Plantes Orchidees Recueilles Sur Trois Iles Australes d'Afrique Thouars 1822 drawing fide;