Bulbophyllum labatii Bosser 2004 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925

Plant

Plant Clump in situ Madagascar

TYPE Photo by Labat and Mobot Madagascar Photo List

Full shade Hot Spring

Common Name Labatt's Bulbophyllum [French Botanist current ]

Flower Size

Found in northeastern Madagascar in humid lowland forests at elevations around 200 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with an elongate, woody rhizome with 1.2" [3 cm] between each ovoid, 4 angled, yellow pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblong, leaves that blooms in the spring on a basal, 16.8" to 25.2" [42 to 63 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009

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