AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Bulbophyllum Section Micromonanthe Schlechter (1913)
Description:

These plants are small with creeping rhizomes that branch and have single-leaved pseudobulbs that are varying distances apart but grow as a compact mass. There is only one flower per inflorescence and as a rule it is less than 1 cm in size. All sepals are roughly the same length.

Lectotype: Bulbophyllum neoguineense J.J. Smith (1908).
Species:

Bulbophyllum calyptropus Schltr. N. Madagascar.
Bulbophyllum conchidioides Ridl. Madagascar.
Bulbophyllum johannis H.Wendl. & Kraenzl. Madagascar.
Bulbophyllum moldenkeanum A.D.Hawkes N. Madagascar.

World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ accessed 12/26/2009