Bulbophyllum divaricatum H.Perrier 1937 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925

TYPE Drawing by Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Cool Fall AGAIN Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Diverging Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .28" [7mm] long

Found in northern Madagascar in lichen rich forests at elevations of 1500 to 2000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with ovoid-conical, 4 to 5 angled pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblancelate leaves that blooms in the fall and again in the winter on an erect, 3" [7.5 cm] long, rachis at an angle to the peduncle, many flowered inflorescence with flowers papillose on the exterior.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, DuPuy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009;