Bulbophyllum labatii Bosser 2004 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925


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


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