Bulbophyllum teimosense E.C.Smidt & Borba 2009 SECTION Xiphizusa Rchb.f. 1852

Photo by Marcal Orquideas


Common Name The Serra do Teimoso Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in southern Bahia state of Brazil in native Atlantic forests as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with deltoid, transversely elliptic, green, smooth pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, flat, acute, constricted below into the base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a basal, erect, cylindrical, to 6" [15 cm] long, rachis to 2.4" [6 cm], pendulous, thin, about 10 flowered inflorescence with an inconspicuous basal bract, others above not imbricating, and on the rachis sessile, not imbricate bracts and carrying simultaneously opening, pendent flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Two New Species of Bulbophyllum [Orchidaceae] Of Brazil Smidt & Borba Novon Vol 19 No 1 2009 drawing fide;