Bulbophyllum parviflorum C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f. 1874 SECTION Racemosae Photo BY MR.TIPOL RUANGAKSORN and Gallery of Orchid Spceies and Hybrids Pflanzenfreunde


Photo BY MR.TIPOL RUANGAKSORN and Exotic Bulbophyllum

Drawing Drawing BY Seidenfaden

Full shadeHot TO WarmFall

Common Name The Small Flowered Bublophyllum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in the Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam in montane forests at elevations of 400 to 1100 meters as a miniature sized, warm to hot growing epiphyte with 2" [5 cm] distant, globose pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, narrowly elliptical leaf that gradually narrows into a conduplicate petiole and blooms in the fall on an erect, basal, 7" [17.5 cm] lomg, many small flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb

Synonyms Phyllorchis parviflora {Parish & Reich.f} Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Nordic Journal of Botany 2 193-218 Contributions to the Orchid Flora of Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Orchids Of India II Biodiversity & Status of Bulbophyllum Thou Augustine & Kumar 2001; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007