Bulbophyllum danii Pérez-Vera 2003 SECTION Ptiloglossum Lindl. 1862

Photos by © Francisco Perez-Vera

Common Name The Dan Bulbophyllum [A people of northwestern Ivory Coast]

Flower Size

Found in Ivory Coast in medium to higher rainforest at elevations below 800 meters as a warm growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rose to 3 to 4 angled, .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm] between each, slightly sloping pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblanceolate, apiculate, leathery, narrowing below into the distinct petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, slightly sinuous, peduncle 5.6 to 12" [16 to 30 cm] long, provided with 3 to 4, tubular, clasping acute bracts, rachis 1.6 to 6" [4 to 15 cm] long, arranged in a spiral, successesively single, several flowers inflorescence with lanceolate, ribbed membraneous, acute, not reflexed floral bracts


ReferencesReferences W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Les Orchidees de Cote d'Ivorie Perez-Vera 2003 photo/drawing fide;