African Plant Database


Bulbophyllum ivorense P. J. Cribb & Perez-Vera
Family : ORCHIDACEAE
Information on the genus : Bulbophyllum
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bulbophyllum buntingii Rendle (1913) quoad specim. Talbot 935
=Bulbophyllum flavidum var. elongatum De Wild.
=Bulbophyllum elongatum (De Wild.) De Wild. (1921)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphytic herb; pseudobulbs 0,6-2 cm apart, 1-leafed, ovoid, flattened, 1,5-2,3x0,6-1,8 cm, 2-4-angled; leaf lanceolate, 3,5-14x0,7-1,8 cm, inflorescence 7-30 cm long, densely 15-80-flowered; peduncle 2-8 cm long; rachis 7-21 cm long; bracts recurved, ovate, 3-7x1,5-4 mm; flowers white, not fully open; sepals ovate, 4-6,5x1-1,8 mm; petals reduced to small lobes, 0,25-0,3x0,3-0,4 mm; lip lanceolate, 2-3x0,6 mm, thick, apex recurved.
Ecology : Humid forest; on high tree branches, 30 m above ground level; 0-700-1500 m alt.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 44431
 
Record n°44431
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