Bulbophyllum tricorne Seidenf. & Smitin. 1965 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr 1883

Veiw from underneath

Flower Closeup

Side view and Pseudobulb

Photos by Jay Pfahl

Common Name The Three-Horned Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1/4" [6 mm]

This is a small sized, warm growing Thai species found at elevations of 700 to 800 meters with a woody rhizome and well spaced, squat, ovate, ribbed pseudobulbs that flowers in the winter and has a basal, 1 to 4" [2.5 to 10 cm] long, erect then pendant inflorescence with many flowers arising on a mature pseudobulb as a new pseudobulb forms.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum careyanum auct. 1961 non [Hkr] Spreng.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961 as B careyanum fig 321 pg 428 drawing fide; *The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide/photo good; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as B Tricornoides; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1992; Orchids Of India II Biodiversity & Status of Bulbophyllum Thou Augustine & Kumar 2001 drawing hmm/photo ok; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007