Bulbophyllum humbertii Schltr. 1922 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925

Photos by Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Another Flower

Photos by Bob Fallon Copyright courtesy ofthe Dr Leslie Garay Archives

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

TYPE Drawing by Copyright , Schlechter and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz


Common Name Humbert's Bulbophyllum [French Orchid Collector in Africa early 1900's]]

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar in humid, evergreen forests at elevations around 1700 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with 1.2" [3 cm] between each ovoid-conical pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical leaves that blooms in the late spring on a 10" [25 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagaascar Perrier 1939/81; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo good