Bulbophyllum elassonotum Summerh. 1935 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr.f 1883 Photo courtesy of Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

Inflorescence Photo courtesy of Edwin Wittmann

Common Name The Bulbophyllum with the Miniscule Nodes

Flower Size 2/5" [1 cm]

This miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphytic species is found in Vietnam and Myanmar in evergreen, semi-deciduous and deciduous dry lowland forests and savana-like woodlands at elevations of sealevel to 700 to 1200 meters with a greenish yellow pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect leaf that blooms on a a basal, erect, peduncle, 2" [5 cm] long, rachis pendent, 2" [5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence occuring in the winter.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Genera of Thailand Vol VIII Bulbopyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1979 drawing good; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Orchids Of India II Biodiversity & Status of Bulbophyllum Thou Augustine & Kumar 2001; Slipper Orchids of Vietnam Averyanov, Cribb, Loc & Hiep 2003; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Nyan Tun Taunggyi 2014 photo fide

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