Bulbophyllum pseudopicturatum (Garay) Sieder & Kiehn 2009 SECTION Cirrhopetalum [Lindl.] Rchb.f 1861

Flower Closeup

Photos courtesy of Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

Flower Size 1 2/5" [3.5 cm]

Common Name The False Bulbo picturatum Bulbophyllum

Found in Myanmar and Thailand as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte that likes an ample water supply. This species has been commonly mislabeled as B picturatum and differs in the size of the flowers and the broadly triangular-ovate petals that have a blunt apex and are never hirsute.

Synonyms Cirrhopetalum picturatum some authors other than Lodd. 1840; *Cirrhopetalum pseudopicturatum Garay 1999

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Cirrhopetalum picturatum Ldl.; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Cirrhopetalum pseudopicturatum; * Harvard Papers in Botany Vol4 #1 Orchid Species Currently in Cultivation Garay 1999 drawing fide;