Bulbophyllum lindleyanum Griff. 1851 SECTION Hirtula Ridley 1908

Flower Closeup Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt

Part shadeWarmCoolWinter

Common Name Lindley's Bulbophyllum [English Botanist 1800's]

Flower Size 1/3" [.4 cm]

Found in India, Thailand and Myanmar as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with small, clustered, depressed ovoid, pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong-lanceolate, acute leaf and blooms in the winter on a recurved, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long inflorescence with ovate, acuminate, longer than the ovary floral bracts and carries several [to 15], small, tomentose flowers.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum caesariatum Ridl.1924; Bulbophyllum ringens Rchb.f 1865; Phyllorchis lindleyanum [Grif.] Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as B caesariatum; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VIII Bulbiphyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 69 No 5 2004 photo; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Bulbophyllum: the incomplete Guide From A to why? Bill Thoms 2009 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014 photo fide;

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