Bulbophyllum lecouflei Bosser 1989 SECTION Lupulina G A Fischer in prep

Photo by The AOS Website

Full shade Hot LATER Winter Spring

Common Name the Hidden Flower Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in northeastern Madagascar in coastal and lowland forests at elevations around sea-level to 100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with disc-like, bilaterally flattened pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblong leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on a basal, pendent,, 8 " [20 cm] long, distantly many flowered inflorescence with pale yellow green, longer than the flower bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing good; AOS Bulletin Vol 67 #2 1998 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide