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

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Photos by Tripecth P.


Common Name The Yellow Green Bulbophyllum [refers to the lip color]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm] long

Found in eastern Thailand at elevations around 1250 to 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with conical, greenish yellow pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, contracted base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a basal, light greenish purple, rachis to .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, 2.8 to 4" [7 to 10 cm] long overall, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 as Ione sp Cumb 708 pg 811 fig 609 drawing fide; Botanisk Tidsskrift Bind 64 hefte 2-3 Notes on the Genus Ione Seidenfaden 1969 as Ione viridis drawing fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo not = S angustipetala; Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014