Bulbophyllum uhl-gabrielianum Chiron & V.P.Castro 2009 SECTION Micranthae Barb Rodr. 1882

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Chiron and Castro and The Epidendra Website

Part sun Warm EARLY Summer

Common Name Uhl and Gabriel's Bulbophyllum [Brazilian original collectors of species current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil at elevations around 850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with .4" [1 cm] between each, pyriform, laterally compressed pseudodbulb carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, fleshy, elliptic, rounded and slightly apiculate, narrowing below into the shortly conduplicate base leaf that blooms in the early summer on a basal, pendent, short, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Richardiana 9(2): 72-74. Chiron and Castro 2009; Orchidees du Bresil, As Orquideas da Serra do Castelo, Espiritu Santo Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 drawing/photo good;