Bulbophyllum oreonastes Rchb.f.

We have few details about this taxon; if you can provide any information, photos or reliable records, please contact one of the site authors. Email addresses are given on the home page.

Images: None on this site.

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Bulbophyllum zenkerianum Kraenzl.
Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In Riverine forest and Brachystegia woodland, both as an epiphyte and a lithophyte on shaded mossy rocks
Altitude range: 1000 - 1200 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: West Africa, CAR, DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi and Zambia.
Malawi distribution: S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 308.

Morris, B. (1970). Epiphytic Orchids of Malawi The Society of Malawi Pages 42 - 44. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 118.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1957). African orchids XXIV Kew Bulletin 12(1) Page 116. as Bulbophyllum zenkerianum

Vermeulen, J.J. (1987). A Taxonomic Revision of the Continental African Bulbophyllinae Orchid Monographs Volume 2 E.J. Brill, Leiden-New York-Kopnhavn-Koln Pages 149 - 150. (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 134 - 136. Also as Polystachya zenkeranum (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Bulbophyllum oreonastes:

Our websites:

Flora of Zambia: Bulbophyllum oreonastes

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
JSTOR Plant Science: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Plants of the World Online: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Tropicos: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Wikipedia: Bulbophyllum oreonastes

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Bulbophyllum oreonastes.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=186730, retrieved 19 April 2024

Site software last modified: 3 April 2018 9:36pm
Terms of use