Bulbophyllum setigerum Lindl. 1838 ? SECTION Micranthae Barb Rodr. 1882

Drawing by Copyright Galfrid C. K. Dunsterville

Part shade Hot

Common Name The Bristle Carrying Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Colombia,Venezuela, Guyana and northern Brazil at elevations of sealevel to 100 to 200 meters in rainforests, open savannahs and low open scrub as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with fusiform, grooved pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly elliptic, acute leaf that blooms on an erect becoming geniculate, several flowered infloresccence

Synonyms Bulbophyllum correae Pabst 1972; Phyllorchis setigera (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as B correae drawing fide; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing ok;