Bulbophyllum sandrangatense Bosser 1965 SECTION Pachychlamys Schlechter 1924

Photo by G Gilles and The I Naturalist Website

Another Angle

Lip Detail

Photos by Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Full shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name The Sandranga Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in east northeastern Madagascar in humid, mossy evergreen forests at elevations around 900 to 1200 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with conical pseudobulbs enveloped by fibers and carrying 2 apical, suberect, ligulate-oblanceolate leaves that blooms in the summer on a basal, erect, 4 to 7.2" [10 to 18+ cm] long overall, 5 to 13 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Adansonia n.s., 5: 394 Bossser 1969 drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;