African Plant Database

Bulbophyllum capituliflorum Rolfe
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 84 (1906)
Information on the genus : Bulbophyllum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic herb; pseudobulbs c. 1 cm apart, 1-leafed, ± ovoid, 0,4-0,8x0,4-0,8 cm, ± 4-angled; leaf ovate-elliptic, 1-4x0,5-1,5 cm; inflorescence 1,5-6 cm long, 3-8-flowered, dense; peduncle 1-6 cm long; rachis 0,2-0,5 cm long; bracts ovate, 3x2 mm; flowers yellowish, sometimes tinged purple; sepals obliquely ovate, 3-5x1,5-2 mm; petals obliquely oblong, 1,5-2x0,7 mm; lip elliptic, 2x1 mm, apex recurved.
Ecology : Forest with Gilbertiodendron dewevrei, in half-shade; on lower branches of big trees and on fallen branches; ? 400-620-740 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 44414
Record n°44414
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