Bulbophyllum laciniatum (Barb. Rodr.) Cogn. 1902 SECTION Xiphizusa Rchb.f. 1852

Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptiste

Part sun Cool SpringSummer

Common Name The Small-Tipped Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Parana, Rio de Janiero, Minas Gerais states of Brazil and Paraguay at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, angled, greenish-yellow pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, acute, conduplicate, petiolate base leaf that flowers in the spring and summer on a basal, erect, 7.2" [18 cm] long, 4 to 8 flowered inflorescence with simultaneously opening flowers.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum laciniatum var. janeirense Cogn. 1902; *Didactyle laciniata Barb. Rodr. 1881

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideas Da Chapada Diamantina Brito & Cribb 2005; Orchidaceae Brasilense Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orquideas Da Chapada Diamantina Toscano de Brito and Cribb 2005 drawing fide