Bulbophyllum gamosepalum (Griff.) J.J. Sm. 1912 SECTION Cirrhopetalum [Lindl.] Rchb.f 1861

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Photos by Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Common Name The Closed Sepal Cirrhopetalum

Found in Myanmar, India and the Andaman Islands. Often cited as a synonym of B lepidum 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 lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae Brieger 1983 as Cirrhopetalum gamopsepalum drawing ok; 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;