Bulbophyllum gamosepalum (Griff.) J.J. Sm. 1912 SECTION Cirrhopetalum

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Common Name The Closed Sepal Cirrhopetalum

Found in Myanamar, India and the Andaman Islands. Often Cited as a synonym of Cirr flabellovernis but obvious differences can be seen in the photos if Garay is correct.

Synonyms *Cirrhopetalum gamosepalum Griff. 1851 ; Phyllorchis gamosepalum [Griff.] Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Century of Indian Orchids Vol 5 Hooker 1895 as Cirrhopetalum gamosepalum drawing fide; Orchids of Malaya Holttum 1953; Notes on Cirrhopetalum Seidenfadden 1973 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Band 3 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 40 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Cirrhopetalum gamopsepalum drawing; Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou 1990; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015;