Bulbophyllum elassonotum Summerh. 1935 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr 1883

Photo by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright


Photo by Edwin Wittmann

Common Name The Bulbophyllum with the Miniscule Nodes

Flower Size 2/5" [1 cm]

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 as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphytic species is 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 ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing good; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; 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; AOS Bulletin Vol 89 #2 2020 photo fide