Bulbophyllum pinicolum Gagnep 1930 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

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Drawing by © Gagnepain and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full Shade Cool Cold Fall Winter

Common Name The Pine Loving Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Vietnam and Cambodia at elevations around 1200 to 2400 meters as a cool to cold growing epiphyte with .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] between each almost spherical, pseduobulbs carrying a single, apical erect to patent, oblong, eounded to acute leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a basal, 4 to 4.4" [10 to 11 cm] long, 6 flowered inflorescence holding the flowers in an apical umbel with lanceolate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flore Générale de l'Indochine, Orchidaceae GAGNEPAIN 1833 drawing good; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Slipper Orchids of Vietnam Averyanov, Cribb, Loc & Hiep 2003;