Bulbophyllum yarlungzangboense Jian W.Li, Xi L.Wang & X.H.Jin 2019 SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

Photos by Phytotaxa 404 (2): 79 - 84 Bulbophyllum yarlungzangboense (Orchidaceae; Epidendroideae; Malaxideae), a new species from Tibet, China

Common Name The Yarlungzangbo Grand Canyon Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Xizang province of China in montane forests at elevations of 1700 to 2100 meters as a mni-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with ovoid-elliptic, tapering to a point, curved, 4 angled pseudobulbs carrying a singel, elliptic, unequally bilobed apcially, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, few flowered inflorescence.

Similar to B gamblei but differs in the ovate-oblong petals, triangular stelida, and a column foot with a "V"-shped cushion

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Phytotaxa 404 (2): 79 - 84 Bulbophyllum yarlungzangboense (Orchidaceae; Epidendroideae; Malaxideae), a new species from Tibet, China Drawing/photo fide

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