Bulbophyllum wangkaense Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr 1883

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TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Wangka Bulbophyllum [An area of Thailand]

Flower Size 1/6" x 3/8" [4 mm. wide by 9 mm. long]

Found only in Thailand at elevations around 200 to 300 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with [4 cm] between each conical pseudobulb carrying a single, elliptic, minutely retuse apically leaf that blooms on an erect to arching 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence that is sheathed in the lower half.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; ;