Bulbophyllum micranthum Barb.Rodr. 1877 SECTION Micranthae Barb Rodr. 1882

TYPE for the section

Photo by © Delfina de Araujo and her Orchid Photo Website


Drawing by © The Scielo Website

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Common Name The Small Flowered Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janiero and Parana states of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with close set, ovoid-conical, tetragonal pseudodbulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic-oblong, acute, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, erect, 3.2" [8 cm] long overall, laxly many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Phyllorkis micrantha (Barb.Rodr.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Rodriguésia 63 (4) • Dec Mancinelli and Camargo Smidt 2012 drawing fide Orchidees du Bresil, As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo, Espiritu Santo Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 drawing/photo good;