Bulbophyllum pusillum Thouars 1822 SECTION Lupulina G A Fischer in prep

Photo by Rogier van Vugt and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Tiny Flowered Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with an orbicular, four sided pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, ovate, apically bilobed, basally clasping leaf that blooms on a basal, pendent, successively few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Phyllorkis pusilla (Thouars) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Historie Particulier des Plantes Orchidees Recueilles Sur Trois Iles Australes d'Afrique Thouars 1822 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009