Bulbophyllum weberbauerianum Kraenzl. 1905 SECTION Didactyle [Lindley] Cogn. 1902

Drawing by © Dodson & Vasquez and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool LATE Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name Weberbauer’s Bulbophyllum [German Botanist in Peru 1900’s]

Flower Size .8” [2 cm]

Found in Peru and Bolivia in subxerophytic forests at elevations around 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to angular, squat, ovoid, ridged pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong, acute, abruptly narrowing belo wi nto the base leaf that blooms in the late spring ans early summer on a basal, pendulous, terete, thin, 4 6 bracted, 4 to 6” [10 to 15 cm] long, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence with small floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Series II Orchids of Bolivia Plate 206 1989 drawing fide