Bulbophyllum lemuraeoides H.Perrier 1937 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925

Drawing by Perrier and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Warm Cool Spring Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Lemur-Like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4 [1 cm] long

Found in northern and south central Madagascar on rocky outcrops amongst mosses at elevations of 800 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with 1.2 to 1.6 [3 to 4 cm] between each, ovoid pseudobulb carrying 2, apical, ovate leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, slender, 4.8" [12 cm] long, rachis slightly thickened and at an angle to the peduncle, 4 to 10 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009;