Bulbophyllum dissitiflorum Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr 1883

Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

Flower Closeup

Photo by MR.TIPOL RUANGAKSORN and Exotic Bulbophyllum

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Photo

TYPE Drawing/Photo by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Loose Flowered Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1/8" [3 mm]

Found in Doi Sutep Thailand at elevations around 1200 to 1500 meters on trees in evergreen forest as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with 1 1/8 to 2 1/4" [3 to 6 cm] between each smooth, slightly 4 angled, green to brownish conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, short petiolate leaf that blooms in the winter on a basal, 4 to 5" [10 to 12.5 cm] long inflorescence enveloped basally and upwards by several sheaths with a rhachis that is 2 1/4 to 8" [6 to 20 cm] long with many well spaced flowers about 1/4" apart.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961 as B cf neilgherrense #95 pg 436 fide; *Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing/photo fide; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013;