Bulbophyllum morenoi Dodson & R.Vásquez 1989

TYPE Drawing by © Dodson & Vasquez and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Flower? from Colombia

Photo by © Fransisco Villegas

Part shade Warm EARLY Summer

Common Name Moreno’s Bulbophyllum [Original Collector of species current]

Flower Size .01” [2.5 mm]

Found in Colombia?, Venezuela and Bolivia in subtropical forests as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a terete, repent rhizome giving rise to slightly distant, hard, green red, hershy’s Kiss shaped, sometimes slightly adpressed to the rhizome ppseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, subterete, sulcate, blue green, narrowly lanceolate, acute leaf that blooms in the early summer on a lateral, basal, peduncle with 6 to 8 tubular, subremote bracts, erect and arching at the midportion of the rachis, to 4.4 [to 11 cm] long, 20 to 24 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Serie II Dodson & Vasquez Plate 305 1989 Drawing fide; Orchids, A Colombian Treasure Vol 1 Ortiz & Uribe 2014 photo ok