Bulbophyllum yunxiaoense M.H.Li, J.F.Liu & S.P.Chen 2017SECTION Ione Cirrhopetaloides Garay, Hamer & Siegerist 1994

Photo by M.H.Li, J.F.Liu & S.P.Chen and Phytotaxa 332 (1): 059066 Bulbophyllum yunxiaoense sp. nov. (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae: Malaxideae) from Fujian, China: Morphological and molecular analyses M.H.Li, J.F.Liu & S.P.Chen 2017

Part shade Hot LATEWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Yunxiao Bulbophyllum [Yunxiao a county in Fujian province]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Fujian province of China at the edge of evergreen broad-leaved forest on steep rocks at elevations around 200 meters as a hot growing epiphyte or lithophyte with 1 to 1.4" [2.5 to 3.5 cm] between each ovoid, 5 ribbed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong to narrowly elliptic, thickly leathery, apex obtuse and retuse, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a basal, peduncle provided with 2 sheaths, 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, 2 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, apex acute, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

"This new species is similar to B. pingtungense Ying & Chen, from which it differs by its light green to greyish-brown flower; dorsal sepal is ovate-oblong, and its margin is densely long purple ciliate; scape is 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm ]in length and the lateral sepals are narrowly elliptic." M.H.Li, J.F.Liu & S.P.Chen 2017

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Phytotaxa 332 (1): 059066 Bulbophyllum yunxiaoense sp. nov. (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae: Malaxideae) from Fujian, China: Morphological and molecular analyses M.H.Li, J.F.Liu & S.P.Chen 2017 drawing/photo fide

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