Bulbophyllum pingnanense J.F.Liu, S.R.Lan & Y.C.Liang 2016 SECTION Cirrhopetalum [Lindley] Rchb.f 1861 >

Photo by Jiangfeng Liu, Si-Ren Lan, Bi-Zhu He, Yi-Chi Liang and PhytoKeys 65: 107-112 Bulbophyllum pingnanense (Orchidaceae, Epidendroideae, Dendrobiinae), a new species from Fujian, China Jiangfeng Liu, Si-Ren Lan, Bi-Zhu He, Yi-Chi Liang 2016

LATE EARLY

Common Name The Reflexed Petal Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found only in Fujian province of China on steep rock in the edge of evergreen coniferous and broad-leaved mixed forest at elevations of 800 to 900 mete4rs as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte with a slender creeping rhizome with .24 to 1" [.6 to 2.5 cm] between each obovate-elliptic pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, sessile, oblong to linear-oblong, obtuse to retuse apically leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a basal, horizontal, peduncle slender, provided with 3 to 4 bracts, .44 " [1.1 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered infloerscence with triangular, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

"Bulbophyllum reflexipetalum is similar to B. salweenensis X.H. Jin, B. umbellatum Lindley and B. guttulatum (J. D. Hooker) N. P. Balakrishnan in terms of morphological structure and shape of the flowers. The new species can be distinguished from B. salweenensis by the absence of sheaths on the pseudobulbs and rhizome, scape longer than leaf and petals apex mucronate. It can be distinguished from B. umbellatum with smaller and flattened void or ovoid-conic pseudobulbs, shorter leaf blade, petals apex caudate. In addition, the new species can be distinguished from B. guttulatum with leaf blade oblong and apex emarginated, shorter pedicel and ovary, lip papillae with a single longitudinal ridge." J.D.Ya, Y.J.Guo & C.Liu 2019

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * PhytoKeys 65: 107-112 Bulbophyllum pingnanense (Orchidaceae, Epidendroideae, Dendrobiinae), a new species from Fujian, China Jiangfeng Liu, Si-Ren Lan, Bi-Zhu He, Yi-Chi Liang 2016 photo/drawing fide

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