Bulbophyllum reichenbachii (Kuntze) Schltr. 1915 SECTION Lemniscata Pfitz 1889

Flower detail

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Ake Garu and The Trekking Thai Website

Common Name Reichenbach's Bulbophyllum [German Botanist 1800's]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Myanmar and Thailand at elevations around 900 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with squat, hershey kiss shaped pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, deciduous leaf that falls before blooming in the spring on a basal, erect then arching, several flowered inflorescence,

Synonyms Bulbophyllum gracile C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f. 1874; Phyllorkis reichenbachii Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001;