Bulbophyllum pleurothallidanthum Garay 1999 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

Inflorescence and plant

Photos by Christian Gegenbauer


Common Name The Pleurothallis-Like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" wide .8" tall [5mm x 2 cm]

Found in Sumatra without exact locality as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with clowse set conic-ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, fleshy, oblong-ellipitc, obtuse, attenuate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the late fall on an erect, 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm] long including the 1.8" [4.5 cm] long peduncle, several [9] flowered inflorescence with the flowers held in an apical corymb and has large, linear-lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Harvard papers in Botany Vol 4 No 1 Orchid Species Currently in Cultivation Garay 1999 drawing fide;