Bulbophyllum senghasii G.A.Fischer & Sieder 2009 SECTION Lupulina G A Fischer in prep

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

Part shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name Senghas' Bulbophyllum [German Botanist and Botanical curator 1900's]

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found in Madagascar in forests as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with green, orbicular, not flattened, not angled pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, erect, green, coriaceous, very thick elliptic, obtuse, retuse apically leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, peduncle swollen towards the rachis, apex drooping, with 5 to 6, tubular sheaths, rachis swollen, spindle-shaped, subulate, finely rugose, 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] long, rather densely to 30 flowered inflorescence with tubular, keeled, rounded to truncate, membraneous peduncle bracts and recurved, ovate, membraneous floral bracts and carrying the simultaneously opening flowers in 3 rows


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Novon 19:349 Rchb.f. ex G.A.Fisch. & P.J.Cribb 2009 Description of Four New Species of Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae) from Madagascar drawing/photo fide Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014; The New Phytologist Vol 232 #2 Artuso, Gamisch, Staedler, Schoenberger and Comes 2021 photo fide