Bulbophyllum leonii Kraenzl. 1900 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925

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

Full shade Fall

Common Name Leon's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .36 to .44" [9 to 11 mm] long

Found in the Comoros Islands as a small sized terrestrial with ovoid, narrowing towards the apex, angular pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, oblong, unequally bilobed apically, narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a basal, peduncle erect, rachis at a 90 degree angle, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum humblotianum Kraenzl. 1902

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermns, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007;