Bulbophyllum seabrense Campacci 2008 SECTION Napellii Rchb.f 1861


Type Drawing

Photos by Marco Campacci and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name The Seabra Bulbophyllum [A Town in Bahia state of Brazil]

Flower Size .8 [2 cm]

Found in Bahia state of Brazil at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a reptant rhizome giving rise to teragonal, rugose, yellow pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, yellow green, coriaceous, oblong, acute leaf that blooms in the summer on a curved, flexuous, yeelow, peduncle enveloped by amplexicaul, persistent, membraneous bracts, rachis to 8 to 10 [20 to 25 cm] long, to 20 [50 cm] long overall, alternating distally, densely, successively 15, to 40+ flowered inflorescence with persistent, membraneous, triangular, acute, floral bracts.


References 2008 W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Coletanea de Orchideas Brazileras 6 Campacci 2008 photo/drawing fide;