Bulbophyllum minahassae Schltr. 1911 SECTION Hyalosema Schlechter 1911

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Common Name The Minahassa Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Sulawesi on bare trees as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with 4 angled, unifoliate pseudobulbs carrying a single apical leaf and blooms on a basal, single flowered inflorescence.

Most references put this specis as a synonym of B antenniferum which most likely it is, but I have left it separate pending more research

Synonyms Hyalosema minahassae [Schlechter] Rolfe 1919

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002;