Bulbophyllum phayamense Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr 1883


Photos by MR.TIPOL RUANGAKSORN and Exotic Bulbophyllum

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden


Common Name The Koh Phayam Bublophyllum [part of the Andaman Islands of Thailand]

Flower Size 3/10" [4 mm]

Found in the Andaman Islands in southern Thailand, and very similar to B intricatum but differs in the auricles on the lip and it's northern range, as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with conical pseudobulbs carrying a single broad leaf and blooms in the winter on a basal to 8" [20 cm] long, rachis 2.4 to 3.6" [6 to 9 cm] long, subdense, many flowered inflorescence with a few basal sheaths.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide;