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Orchid Species: Megaclinium gentilii

Kew currently accepted name is Bulbophyllum falcatum

Megaclinium gentilii is an orchid species identified by De Wild. in 1902. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Bulbophyllum falcatum.
Genus
Megaclinium (Mgm.)
Grex
gentilii
Parents
Species
Author
De Wild.
Year
1902
ORIGIN: Comes from central to west Africa in lowland and submontane forests where it is a hot growing, bifoliate epiphyte or occasional lithophyte at altitudes below 1800 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Mini flowers on the side of a pea pod, needs to be magnified to truly enjoy, blooms in winter till spring on a 6 1/4 [to 16 cm] long, spicate inflorescence with a very flattened, strongly undulate, rachis with short-stalked flowers horizontally aligned on either side and comes from central to west Africa in lowland and submontane forests where it is a hot growing, bifoliate epiphyte or occasional lithophyte at altitudes below 1800 meters with broadly to narrowly ovoid, 2 to 4 angled pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, lanceolate or linear leaves.

FLOWER SIZE: Up to 1/2 inch [up to inches [1.2 cm] -- 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 falcatum 1861 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb dahlemense 1919 Schltr.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb seretii 1916 De Wild.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb arnoldianum 1921 (De Wild.) De Wild.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb brixhei 1916 De Wild.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb bufo 1861 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb kewense 1914 Schltr.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb lanuriense 1921 De Wild.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb leptorrhachis 1905 Schltr.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb lubiense 1921 De Wild.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb melanorhachis
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb melanorrhachis 1921 (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. ex De Wild.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb millenii 1905 (Rolfe) Schltr.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb rhizophorae 1862 Lindl.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb simonii 1935 Summerh.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb solheidii 1916 De Wild.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb velutinum 1861 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm angustum 1922 Rolfe
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm arnoldianum 1905 De Wild.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm brixhei 1916 De Wild.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm bufo 1841 Lindl.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm deistelianum 1902 Kraenzl.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm endotrachys 1905 Kraenzl.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm hernirhachis 1908 Pfitzer
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm lanuriense 1921 De Wild.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm lasianthum 1912 Kraenzl.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm melanorrhachis 1875 Rchb.f.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm millenii 1897 Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.)
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm minutum 1893 Rolfe
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm oxyodon 1888 Rchb.f.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm seretii 1916 De Wild.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm solheidii 1916 De Wild.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm ugandae 1913 Rolfe
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm velutinum 1847 Lindl.
Add+ Megaclinium Mgm falcatum 1826 Lindl.
Add+ Phyllorkis Phyllorkis bufo 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Phyllorkis Phyllorkis falcata 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Phyllorkis Phyllorkis rhizophorae 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Phyllorkis Phyllorkis velutina 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb bakossorum 1905 Schltr.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb deistelianum 1905 (Kraenzl.) Schltr.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb longibulbum 1905 Schltr.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb ugandae 1921 (Rolfe) De Wild.
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