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


Plant and Flowers in situ Thailand

Photos by Tripecht P.

Common Name The Small Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in northeastern Thailand at elevations around 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with 1.2" [3 cm] between each ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate-elliptic, minutely bilobed apically, contracted below into a short petiolae base leaf that blooms on a thin, rachis .8 to 1.4" [2 to 3.5 cm] long, 2.4 to 3.6" [6 to 9 cm] long overall, 4 to 7 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Ione minor Seidenf. 1969; Sunipia minor (Seidenf.) P.F.Hunt 1971

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Botanisk Tidsskrift Bind 64 hefte 2-3 Notes on the Genus Ione Seidenfaden 1969 as Ione minor drawing good; Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014