Bulbophyllum moramanganum Schltr 1922 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925

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Common Name or Meaning Moramanga Bulbophyllum [A town in central eastern Madagascar]

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Found in central eastrern Madagascar in humid, evergreen forests on plateau at elevations of 100 to 1300 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with 1.6" [4 cm] between each cylindrical-conical, 4 angled pseudobulb carrying 2, apical, oblong-ligulate, obtuse, slightly attenuate towards the base leaves that blooms in the later spring on an erect, rigid, peduncle provided with 4 to 5 sheaths, rachis 2.8" [7 cm] long, 16" [40 cm] long overall, cylindrical densely many flowered inflorescence withoval, obtuse, lower ones almost as long as the flowers floral bracts..

Synonyms Bulbophyllum henrici var rectangulare Perrier ex Hermans 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puys Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;