Bulbophyllum jacintense Campacci 2019 SECTION Xiphizusa Rchb.f. 1852


TYPE Drawing

Photos/TYPE Drawing by M A Campacci

Common Name The Jacinto Bulbophyllum [refers to a town in Minas Gerais state of Brazil near where the orchid occurs]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil in sparse forests with rocky outcrops at elevations around 600 meters as a mini-miniature [without inflorescence] sized, warm growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to ovate-tetragonal pseudobulbs carrying a single, erect, green, oblong, concave, acute apically, with a longitudinal rib, attenuate and canaliculate below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, arched, flexuous, peduncle green, provided with membraneous, amplexicaul bracts, racemose, to 12" [30 cm] long, successively 2 to 4, 20 flowered inflorescence with persistent, cream colored, triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Coletanea de Orquideas Brasileiras Novas Especies Vol 15 2019 photo/drawing fide fide