Bulbophyllum mengyuanense Q.Liu, Jian W.Li & X.H.Jin 2015 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

Photo by Ye Deping

Partial Shade Warm Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Mengla, Yunnan Bulbophyllum [A town in southern Yunnan China]

Flower Size very small

Found in southern Yunnan province of China in lime mountain forests on trees or rocks at elevations around 800 to 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a creeping, slender rhizome with .4" [1 cm] between each ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single apical, oval leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, erect, 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;