Bulbophyllum quadrisetum Lindl. 1843 SECTION Bulbophyllaria [Rchb.f] Griseb. 1864


Photos by Pako and The Orchidees du Guyane Website

Part sun Warm

Common Name The Four Bristled Bulbophyllum

Flower Size Small

Found in Guyana, Fr Guiana, Suriname and Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with .6" [1.5 cm] between each, terete, narrowly cylindrical pseudodbulb carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, linear-oblong to oblanceolate, acute to bidenticulate, narrowing below into the conduplicate base leaf that blooms on a basal, erect, 3.2 to 5.2" [3 to 13 cm] long, laxly to 20 flowered inflorescence with truncate, scarious bracts on the peduncle and lanceolate-ovate, apiculate, concave floral bracts.

Synonyms Phyllorkis quadriseta (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of French Guiana Szlachetko, Veyret, Mynik-Ejsmont, Sawicka, Ruthkowski and Baranow 2012 drawing fide