Bulbophyllum dulongjiangense X.H.Jin 2006 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

Photo by Jin Xiaohua

Drawing Drawing by X H Jin and The JSTOR Website

Full shadeCool Cold Fall

Common Name The Dulongjiang Bulbophyllum [An area of Yunnan province]

Flower Size .08 x .84 to .92" [.2 cm x 2.1 to 2.3 cm]

Found in Yunnan province of China in forests on branches and tree trunks at higher elevations as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a patent to pendulous rhizome with close set, cylindrical pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, acute, subsessile base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, basal from the pseudobulb or from the rhizome, 3 to .2" [5 mm] long, densely 10 to to 15 flowered inflorescence with membraneous, longer than the pedicel, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Novon 16: 497499 2006 A New Species of Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae) from Yunnan, China XiaoHua Jin 2009 drawing fide; Orchids From Gaoligongshan Maountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2008 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;