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Orchid Species: Bulbophyllum melleri

Kew currently accepted name is Bulbophyllum sandersonii

Bulbophyllum melleri is an orchid species identified by Rchb.f. in 1878. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Bulbophyllum sandersonii.
Bulbophyllum (Bulb.)
ORIGIN: Found in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Rwanda and Zaire in riverine woodlands and submontane forests at elevations of 800 to 1600 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte and occasional lithophyte on large rocks in montane grasslands at elevations of 200 to 2200 meters with 1 to 2 [2.5 to 5 cm] in between each, four-angled, ovoid to conical, yellow green pseudobulb that carry 2, apical, elliptic to narrowly oblong, thick and leathery leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a basal, 3 to 8 [7.5 to 20 cm] long, many flowered, fleshy, bilaterally compressed, purple spotted to green inflorescence with distichous flowers and only a few open at any one time.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/8 inch [3 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb minus 1921 (De Wild.) De Wild.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb sandersonii 1878 (Hook.f.) Rchb.f.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb minor 1921 (De Wild.) De Wild.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb rhodopetalum 1905 Kraenzl.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb stenopetalum 1895 Kraenzl.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb tentaculigerum 1878 Rchb.f.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm melleri 1878 Hook.f. ex Rchb.f.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm minor 1903 De Wild.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm pusillum 1894 Rolfe
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm tentaculigerum 1894 (Rchb.f.) T.Durand & Schinz
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm sandersonii 1871 Hook.f.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm minus 1903 De Wild.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb bibundiense 1906 Schltr.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb mooreanum 1955 Robyns & Tournay in F.H.E.A.W.Robyns
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Bulb. sandersonii 'Deal Harbor' (2002)
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