Bulbophyllum peyrotii Bosser 1965 SECTION Ploiarium Schlechter 1925


Flower Closeup

Photos courtesy of Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar


Common Name Peyrot's Bulbophyllum [French Botanist in Madagascar]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Madagascar in humid, mossy, evergreen forests at elevations of 900 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with clustered, suborbicular, bright yellow pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, spreading, elliptic leaves that blooms in the early summer through mid spring on a fleshy, [5 to 5.5 cm] long, 10 to 12 flowered inflorescence holding the flowers in a cone shaped rhachis.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum fimbriatum H. Perrier 1941; Bulbophyllum flickingeranum A.D. Hawkes 1966; Bulbophyllum mayae A.D. Hawkes 1966

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Adansonia n.s., 9: 137 Bossser 1969 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puys Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide