Bulbophyllum drymoglossum Maxim. 1887 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008 Photos By © Weitlian and his Taiwan Orchid Site

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Common Name The ? Tongued Bulbophyllum - In China Yuan Ye Shi Dou Lan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

This species is from Taiwan, southern China, Korea and Japan on larger trees in moss covered forests at elevations of 300 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a slender, noded, creeping rhizome giving rise to fleshy, elliptic to suborbicular, subsessile leaves that blooms in the fall through spring on a basal, arising from nodes of the rhizome, erect, slender, 1/4 to 1.6" [.7 to 4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum aureolabellum T.P.Lin 1975; Bulbophyllum gracillimum Hayata 1912; Bulbophyllum somai Hayata 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Islands Garay & Sweet 1974 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 44 #9 1975; Native Orchids of Taiwan Lin 1975 as B aureolabium drawing/photo fide; Native Orchids of Taiwan Lin 1975 drawing/photo fide; Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen Mori 1997 as Bulbophyllum somai; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Maountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2008 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos ok; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan Lin & Wang 2014 as B aureolabellum photo fide; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan Lin & Wang 2014 photo fide