Bulbophyllum baladeanum J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Hoplandra Verm 2008

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Flower and plant in situ New Caledonia Photos by Edouard Faria

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Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum

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Found in New Caledonia in rain forest at elevations around 1100 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte on mossy trees with a robust, creeping rhizome giving rise to yellow, quadrangular pseudobulbs and carrying a single, apical, erect, greenish yellow, spatulate leaf that blooms in the winter, spring and fall on several, basal, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bulbophyllum leratiae Seidenf. 1973 publ. 1974; Cirrhopetalum leratiae Kraenzl. 1928; Cirrhopetalum uniflorum Schltr. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Notes on Cirrhopetalum Seidenfaden 1973 as B leratiae; Notes on Cirrhopetalum Seidenfadden 1973; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe' Neo-Caledonienne D' Orchidophile 1995; Australian Orchid Review Vol 66 No 3 2001 photo; *New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129195, 2008 Vermuellen

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