Bulbophyllum echinulus Seidenf. 1982 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

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TYPE Drawing

Photo by Seidenfaden

Full shade Cool

Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size tiny

Found in Yunnan province of China and Thailand at elevations around 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, globose becoming rugose and squat pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, fat, lanceolate leaf that blooms in the fall on a very short, many flowered inflorescence with nearly as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying the flowers in a dense, subumbellate arrangement


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Nordic Journal of Botany 2 193-218 Contributions to the Orchid Flora of Thailand X Seidenfaden 1982 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 as B mekongense sp nov inded. photos good; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;