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


Plant in situ in Thailand

Photo by Hendrik Jacobs and Orchids Online Australia website

Common Name The Thailand Sunipia

Flower Size .1" [2.5mm]

Found in Yunnan province of China and Thailand on trees in mixed forests at elevations of 1400 to 1700 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, conic pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect leaf that blooms in the spring on an ascending, 5" [12.5 cm] long, to more than 10 flowered inflorescence with 3 to 4 tubular sheaths and narrowly lanceolate, acute floral bracts

Synonyms *Ione thailandica Seidenf. & Smitinand 1965; Sunipia thailandica (Seidenf. & Smitinand) P.F.Hunt 1971

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections as Ione thailandica drawing fide; Botanisk Tidsskrift Bind 64 hefte 2-3 Notes on the Genus Ione Seidenfaden 1969 as Ione thailandica drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 24 1457 - 1520 Brieger 1991 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu, Xiang, Ye & Liu 2010 photos hmm; 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;