Bulbophyllum kanburiense Seidenf. 1970 SECTION Tripudianthes

Photos courtesy of Botanická zahrada a arboretum Mendelova zemedelská a lesnická univerzita v Brne, Brno, Czech


Common Name The Kanburu Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1" long [2.5 cm]

Found in Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam? at elevations of 700 to 2000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with pseudobulbs carrying two apical, deciduous leaves that fall just before blooming which is on a 10" [25 cm] long, arching then pendant , many flowered inflorescence occuring in the late winter.

This species, B wallichii and B tripudians are all closely related.

Synonyms Tripudianthes kanburiensis (Seidenf.) Szlach. & Kras 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Notes on Cirrhopetalum Seidenfaden 1973 drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 photo fide; Wild Orchids in Myanamar Vol 2 Tanaka 2004; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Nyan Tun Taunggyi 2014 photo ok; A Guide to the Orchids of Myanmar Kurzweil and Lwin 2014 photo ok