Bulbophyllum fimbriperianthium W.M.Lin 2006 SECTION Cirrhopetalum [Lindl.] Rchb.f 1861

Lip Detail

Photo By Weitlian

Common Name The Fimbriate Perianth Bulbophyllum - In China Dun E Juan Ban Lan

Flower Size 1/4" [8 mm]

Found in southern Taiwan on trunks and branches of conifers at elevations of 1300 to 1400 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with .2 to .6" between each, more or less ascending, ovoid-conic pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong to oblong-oblanceolate, slightly retuse apically, narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, slender, 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm] long, 4 to 8 flowered inflorescence with 2 scale-like bracts and a narrowly triangular floral bract holding the flowers in an apical umbel.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;