Bulbophyllum semiteretifolium Gagnep. 1930 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

Photo by The Lan l?ng - Bulbophyllum Thouars part 5 Website


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

Part Shade Warm Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Semi-Terete Leaf Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Vietnam in open forests at elevations around 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with .8" [2 cm] between each globose pseudobulb enveloped by fibrous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, semiterete, acute leaf that blooms on a 2" [5 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence carrying whitish flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Slipper Orchids of Vietnam Averyanov, Cribb, Loc & Hiep 2003;