Bulbophyllum corallinum Tixier & Guillaumin 1963

SECTION Desmosanthes [Bl.] J.J. Sm. 1933

Plant

Plant and Flowers Photo by Linda & Mikael Karlbom ,

Part Shade Cool LATESpring EARLYFall

Common NameThe Coral Red Bulbophyllum - In Chian Huan Chun Shi Dou Lan

Flower Size .1" [3 mm]

Found in Yunnan China, Vietnam and Thailand on tree trunks or rocks in sparse woods at elevations of 1100 to 1600 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, elongate-elliptic to ovate, 4 angled pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, narrowly elliptic, obtuse leaves that blooms in the late spring through early fall on many, very short, several flowered inflorescence held very close to the pseudobulb base.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VIII Bulbophyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Maountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2008 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;

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