Bulbophyllum longibracteatum Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr.f 1883

Flower Closeup

Plant and Inflorescence Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Long Bracteate Bublophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Thailand and Laos at elevations around 400 to 1600 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with close set to 2 1/4" to 3 1/.8" [6 to 8 cm] distant, conical pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect leaf that blooms in the fall on a pendulous, 7 to 10" [17.5 to 25 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence that is completely covered by 3 to 4 large, inflated bracts and has longer than the ovary and pedicel floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou. Seidenfadden 1979 drawing/photo fide;

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