Bulbophyllum percorniculatum H.Perrier 1951 SECTION Lichenophylax Schlechter 1924

Plant and Flower in situ Madagascar

Photos by Gilles G and The Swiss Orchid Foundation a t the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm LATESummer EARLY Fall

Common Name or Meaning The ? Horned Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .3" [7.5 mm]

Found in southeastern Madagascar in humid evergreen forests at elevations around 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with disc-like pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, small leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, thread-like, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; 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 good;