Bulbophyllum trifarium Rolfe 1910 SECTION Lupulina G A Fischer in prep

Plant and Flowers Photos by Madabulbo and The Madagascar Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Full shade Hot Spring

Common Name The Three Sided Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in southwestern Madagascar in dry or subhumid forests at elevations of sea level to 300 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with ovoid-oblong pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, elliptic-oblong leaves that blooms in the spring on a basal, rachis recurved, 5.2 to 6" [13 to 15 cm] long, 30 to 50 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009