Bulbophyllum glutinosum (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1902 SECTION Napellii Rchb.f 1861

Photo by © Dalton Holland Baptista © and Orchidstudium

Part sunCool Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Glue-Carrying Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .72" [1.8 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo States of Brazil in original forests at elvations of 1300 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a branching, tough rhizome with .6" [1.5 cm] between each conical, 4 ridged, squat pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, stiff, thin, oblanceolate, apical, light reddish green, deeply keeled leaf that blooms in the spring on a wiry, spicate, basal, to 9.2" [23 cm] long overall, rachis to 3.2" [3 cm] long, at a right angle to peduncle, densely to 20 flowered inflorescence carrying alternate, sequentially opening flowers

Synonyms Bulbophyllum luederwaldtii Hoehne & Schltr. 1926; Bulbophyllum ricaldonei Leite 1948; *Didactyle glutinosa Barb.Rodr.1882

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as B luederwaldtii drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as B ricaldonae drawing ok; The Organ Mountain Range, Its History and its orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehauer 2008 as B luederwaldtii photo good; Its History and its orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehauer 2008 as B ricaldonei; Rodriguésia 63 (4) • Dec Mancinelli and Camargo Smidt 2012 drawing fide; Orchidees du Bresil, As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo, Espirito Santo Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 drawing fide/photo fide;