Bulbophyllum annandalei Ridl. 1920 SECTION Cirrhopetalum [Lindl.] Rchb.f 1861

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Common Name Annandale's Bulbophyllum [Original Collector of species 1900's] - In Thailand Singto Ananda

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in penninsular Thailand and Malaysia at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte with conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, thick, blunt leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, 3 3/5" to 5" [9 to 12 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence holding the flowers in a loose umbel.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum annandalei Ridl. 1924

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Malaya Holtum 1953; Notes on Cirrhopetalum Seidenfaden 1973 drawing fide; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VIII Bulbophyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VIII Bulbophyllum Thou. 1990 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 70 No 10 2001 photo; A to Z of SE Asian Orchids O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 69 No 4 2004 photo;A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Cirrhopetalum annandalei photo fide; Miniature Orchids Frownie 2007; Orchid Digest Vol 73 #3 2009 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 3 2009 photo fide; Bulbophyllum: the incomplete Guide From A to why? Bill Thoms 2009 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide