Bulbophyllum sangae Schltr. 1905 SECTION Megaclinium G A Fischer & J J Verm in prep.

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Sangha Bulbophyllum [A department of the Republique of the Congo]

Flower Size

Found in Congo as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a single leaf.

Lip shape is similar to B renkinianum but it is a larger plant with has 2 leaves, all type material was lost in bombing of Essen Germany in the 1940's, not seen since the original collection.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 2 African Bulbophyllum Vermeullen 1987