Bulbophyllum commersonii Thouars 1822

TYPE Drawing by Thouars

Part Shade

Common Name Commerson's Bulbophyllum [French Seaman and Companion of Bougainville died in Madagascar 1773]

Flower Size

Found in Reunion as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with a basally obtuse, apically rounded, elliptic pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, spathulate, apically bilobed, basally clasping leaf that blooms on a horizontal to ascending few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Phyllorchis commersonii (Thouars) Kuntze 1891

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