Bulbophyllum menglaense Jian W.Li & X.H.Jin 2017 SECTION Lemniscata Pfitz 1889

Plant in situ Yunnan China

Photos by LI Jianwu

Common Name The Mengla Bulbophyllum [A county of Yunnan Province of China]

Flower Size

Found in Yunnan province of China on trees or rocks in forests in karst regions at elevations of 1100 to 1250 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with close set, conical pseudobulbs carrying 2, deciduous, apical leaf that blooms on an erect peduncle, longer than the leaf, rachis abruptly pendent,densely many flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Phytotaxa 311(1): 97 JIAN-WU LI, JIAN-TAO YIN, XIAO-HUA JIN 2017 Bulbophyllum menglaense (Orchidaceae), a new species from Yunnan, China drawing/photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;