Bulbophyllum bootanense Parish & Rchb. f. 1874 SECTION Cirrhopetalum [Lindl.] Rchb.f 1861

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Common Name The Bhutan Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Bhutan, Assam, eastern Himalayas, western Himalayas and Myanmar as a miniature sized, epiphytc orchid with narrow pseudobulbs carrying a single, linear-oblong to lanceolate, notched leaf that blooms on a basal, erect, 1.5" [3.75 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising on a mature pseudobulb.

CAUTION Although Seidenfaden has this as B bootanense he states that he is not sure either so.....

Synonyms Phyllorchis bootanensis (Griff.) Kuntze 1891; Rhytionanthos bootanense [Par. & Rchb.f] Garay, Hamer & Siegrist 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95 as Cirrhopetalum bootanense; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898 as Cirrhopetalum bootanense drawing; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961 as B bootanense drawing fide but???; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Rhytionanthos bootanense

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