Bulbophyllum tricornoides Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr 1883


Photos by Eric Hunt

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name Like the Three-Horned Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 2/5" [1 cm]

Endemic to Thailand and occurs around 1200 to 1290 meters in elevation as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphytic species with .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] between each conical pseudobulb arising on a woody rhizome and carrying a single, apical, light green above, dark green beneath, petiolate leaf with a median vein that flowers in the winter on a pendant, 3 1/5" to 3 3/4" [8 to 9 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with 3 bracts.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo ok; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo good; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013 ; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #8 2017 photo fide;