Bulbophyllum disciflorum Rolfe 1895 SECTION Trias [Lindl.] J J Verm, Schuit & de Vogel 2014

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Common Name The Disc-Shaped Flower Bulbophyllum [refers to the disc shaped lip]

Flower Size

Found in Thailand, Laos and Vietnam in evergreen lowland forests at elevations below 1500 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte that needs high humidity and even watering year round and rewards by blooming in the fall.

Synonyms Trias disciflora (Rolfe) Rolfe 1896

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961 as Trias disciflora drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections as Trias disciflora; Botanisk Tidsskrift Bind 71 1-30 Contributions to the Orchid Flora of Thailand VII Seidenfaden 1976 as Trias disciflora drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as trias disciflora; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as Trias Disciflora; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Trias disciflora; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Trias disciflora photo fide; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 as Trias disciflora drawing hmm; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 as Trias disciflora photos fide; Turczaninowia 19 (3): 558 L. V. Averyanov, Khang Sinh Nguyen etal 2016 as Trias disciflora;Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;