~Bulbophyllum tingabarinum Garay, Hamer & Siegrist 1994 - See Bulbophyllum pecten-veneris (Gagnep.) Seidenf. 1973 publ. 1974 SECTION Cirrhopetalum [Lindl.] Rchb.f 1861


Flower Closeup

Photo by Dorothy Potter Barnett, plant grown by Bill Porter of Porter's Orchids

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Common Name

Flower Size 3 to 4" [7.5 to 10 cm] long

Found in Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia as a miniature sized, warm to hot growing epiphyte with tetragonal, rugose and close set pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptical leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on a basal, 4" [10 cm] long, racemose, several [8] flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Cirrhopetalum miniatum Rolfe 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Miniature Orchids Frownie 2007; Bulbophyllum: the incomplete Guide From A to why? Bill Thoms 2009 photo fide;