Bulbophyllum pygmaeum

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Bulbophyllum pygmaeum


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Dendrobieae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulbophyllum pygmaeum



Bulbophyllum pygmaeum (Sm.) Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 58 (1830)


  • Basionym
  • Homotypic
  • Heterotypic
    • Bulbophyllum ichthyostomum Colenso, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 26: 319 (1893 publ. 1894)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia 
    • New Zealand
      • New Zealand North, New Zealand South.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references

  • Lindley, J. 1830. Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants: 58.

Additional references


Vernacular names


English: Pygmy tree orchid

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