African Plant Database

Bulbophyllum ×chikukwa Fibeck & Mavi
Protologue : Kirkia 17(2): 148 (2001)
Information on the genus : Bulbophyllum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic or epilithic herb; pseudobulbs 2-leaved, ovoid, 4-6x1,5-2 cm; leaves lanceolate, 6-7x1,5-2 cm; inflorescence 15 cm long, 10-18-flowered; rachis 10-15 cm long, reddish; flowers small, c. 5 mm long, rusty red.
Ecology : On a tall Dalbergia nitidula, and on lichen-covered rocks, in a high rainfall area; c. 1300 m alt.
  Intermediate between B. maximum and B. scaberulum var. scaberulum. A natural hybrid between these two species. First collected in 1967, then in 1997.
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carte afrique num 234048
Record n°234048 created 2015-09-03 - modified 2015-09-03
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