Bulbophyllum jackyi G.A.Fisch., Sieder & P.J.Cribb 2007 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925

Drawing by G A Fischer, Seider and Cribb and Adansonia, sér. 3, 29: 22 2007 and The Research Gate Website

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Common Name or Meaning Jacky's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in southeastern Madagascar in low heath forests on white sand at elevations around sea level to 100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] between each orbicular pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, obovate-elliptic, emarginate leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, clavate, 1 to 1.52" [2.5 to 3.8 cm] long, densely flowered inflorescence with rigid, longer than the dark purple flowers floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009;