Bulbophyllum capillipes C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f. 1874 SECTION Sestochilus [Breda]Benth & Hkr.f 1883

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Part shadeCoolTo Warm LATEWinter to EARLY Spring

Common Name The Hairy Column Foot Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Assam, Thailand and Myanmar as a miniature sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte with closely spaced, conical pseudobulbs enveloped basally by long stiff hairs, carrying a single apical, linear, acute leaf and blooms in the late winter and early spring on a single flowered, 3 3/5" [9 cm] long inflorescence.

This species has the smallest flowers of the SECTION Sestochilus [Breda]Benth & Hkr.f 1883

Synonyms Drymoda latisepala Seidenf. 1981; Phyllorchis capillipes (Parish & Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961 drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections; Notes on Cirrhopetalum Seidenfadden 1973; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlecheter Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984 as Drymoda latisepala; Orchids of Arunachal Pradesh Hegde 1984 photo not! = B pteroglossum; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Drymoda latisepala; Orchids Of India II Biodiversity & Status of Bulbophyllum Thou Augustine & Kumar 2001; The Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007