Bulbophyllum subtenellum Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Macrocaulia (Bl.) Aver 1994

Photos by David Jubineau And His Bulbophyllum & Co. Website

Plant and Flower

Photos by Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden


Common Name The Very Very Delicate Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1/4" [.7 cm]

Found in Thailand and Vietnam at elevations around 120 meters as a miniature sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte with tiny globose, flattened pseudobulbs clustered together with a single, apical, tiny, deciduous leaf that blooms on a basal, 1/4" [7 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence holding the flower above the leaf.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VIII Bulbophyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1979 drawing good; Taiwania 61(4):319-354 November 2016, New Species of Orchids (Orchidaceae) in the Flora of Vietnam Averyanov, Nong, Nguyen and Truong 2016 photo fide;