Bulbophyllum insectiferum Barb.Rodr.1882 SECTION Micranthae Barb Rodr. 1882


Photos by Ishmael Nilton Vischi

The Whole Inflorescence

Photo by Carlos Lage

Common Name The Insect Bearing Bulbophyllum [An Illusion to the small flowers appearance when the wind blows]

Flower Size 3/4" [1.8 cm]

Found in Goias, Disticto Federal, and Minas Gerais states of Brazil as a small sized, warm growing lithophyte with ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, terete, acute leaf that blooms on a basal, erect, abruptly arching at the rachis, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;