Bulbophyllum teretifolium Schltr. 1905 SECTION Oreonastes G A Fischer & J J Verm in prep

Epiphytically in situ Cameroon

Lithophytically in situ in Cameroon

Photos by Vincent Droissart and His West African Orchid Website

Part Shade

Common Name or Meaning The Thin and Cylindrical Leaf Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Rarely found in Cameroon as a medium to large sized epiphyte or lithophyte with cylindric pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, terete, thick, acute leaf that blooms on a basal, thick, cylindric, several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 2 - A Taxonomic Revision of the Continental African Bulbophyllinae Vermeullen 1987; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014; Orchidaceae Of West Central Africa Vol 2 Szlachetko, Ejsmont, Baranow, Grochocka, Nowak, Margonska and Naczk 2015 drawing good