Bulbophyllum medioximum J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Ione [Lindley] J J Verm Schuit & de Vogel 2014

Photo by Oo and Ben Orchid Website


Drawing by Seidenfaden


Common Name The Half ? Bulbophyllum - In China Lu Hua Da Bao Lan

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in southern Yunnan province of China and northern Thailand and Vietnam in forests on trees at elevations around 1700 to 2400 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with .6" [1.5 cm] between each ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong, thickly leathery, obtuse and retuse apcially, contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the early fall on an erect, 6 to 14" [15 t o35 cm] long, erect, racmose, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence with 6 sheaths and ovate to triangular, membraneous, acuminate apically floral bracts

Synonyms *Ione annamensis Ridl.1921; Sunipia annamensis (Ridl.) P.F.Hunt 1971

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961 as Ione sp PUT 3297 pg 449 fig 332 drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections as Ione cf fusco-purpurea #3a fig 608 drawing fide; Botanisk Tidsskrift Bind 64 hefte 2-3 Notes on the Genus Ione Seidenfaden 1969 as Ione annamensis drawing good; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 24 1457 - 1520 Brieger 1991 1991 as Sunipia annamensis; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as Sunipia annamensis; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Sunipia annamensis photo ok; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as Sunipia annamensis; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 as Sunipia annamensis photos ok; Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;