Bulbophyllum nagelii L.O.Williams 1939

SECTION Furvescens E C Schmidt, Borba & Vandenburg in prep TYPE for the section Photo by Gaudi Uribe Puebla

Common Name Nagel's Bulbophyllum [German Orchid Collector in Mexico 1900's

Flower Size

Found in central and southwestern Mexico as an epiphyte with a membraneous bract soon evanescent, giving rise to a pseudobulb carrying a single, coriaceous leaf and blooming on a synanthous to proteranthous, erect to apically drooping up tp 20 degrees, spirally arranged, racemose, few to many flowered inflorescence carrying resupinate flowers, with their lateral sepals free, the petals erect and the anther without a protrusion taller than the anterior margin.

Synonyms Aulosepalum tenuiflorum (Greenm.) Garay 1980 publ.1982; Deiregynopsis tenuiflora (Greenm.) Rauschert 1982; Gamosepalum tenuiflorum (Greenm.) Schltr. 1920; Sarcoglottis tenuiflora (Greenm.) Conz. 1947; *Spiranthes tenuiflora Greenm. 1900

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;