Bulbophyllum morphologorum Kraenzl. 1908 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr 1883


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Whole inflorescence

Photo by Eric Hunt

Common Name

Flower Size 1" long [2.5 cm]

Found in in Thailand and Vietnam at elevations of 900 to 1400 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with 1.2 to 3.2" [3 to 8 cm] between each large, ovoid, bright green pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, thick, fleshy, lanceolate leaf that blooms in the late fall on an arching to pendent, peduncle proivided with 4 to 5 sheath-like bracts, 6 to 10" [15 to 20 cm] long, a thick rachis, lax, racemose, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum dixonii Rolfe 1908

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as B dixonii drawing/photo fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombat 1992 as B dixonii photo fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo ok; Flora's Orchids Nash & La Croix 2005; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;