Bulbophyllum sanitii Seidenf. 1970 SECTION Tripudianthes

Photo by Tripetch P and the Trekking Thai Website


Photo by , the Exotica Plants Photo Gallery

Type Drawing

Drawing by Seidenfaden and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the JanyRenz Herbaria Website

Common Name Sanit's Bulbophyllum [Thai Capitain in Royal Thia Airforce and Helicopter Pilot]

Flower Size .2 [5 mm] wide

Found in Yunnan province of China, Thailand and Vietnam at elevations around 1350 to 1700 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, apical leavesthat blooms in the spring on a pendent, close, rachis to 2.4 [6 cm] long, sharply defexed, 6.8 [17 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with hairy margined sepals

Synonyms Tripudianthes sanitii (Seidenf.) Szlach. & Kras 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Notes on Cirrhopetalum Seidenfaden 1973 drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;