Bulbophyllum takeuchii (Howcroft) J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

Photo by P Jongejan

Part shade

Common Name Takeuch's Bulbophyllum [original collector of the type current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the Bismarck Archipelago as a mini-miniature sized, erect to suberect epiphyte with a creeping rhizome concealed by sheaths and giving rise to obovoid, smooth smooth, yellow green pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic to lanceolate, apically obtuse; base surfaces glossy green, firm, rib sunken above, duplicative below into the sessile base leaf that blooms on a more or less fascicled, lateral from the base of the pseudobulb, erect, peduncle short, .128 to .158" [3.1 to 3.8 mm] long, provided with a single glabrous sheath, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Saccoglossum takeuchii Howcroft 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 9:182 Ridley 1916 drawing fide

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