Bulbophyllum nesiotes Seidenf. 1979 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr 1883

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Thailand at elevations around 200 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with 2.4 to 3.2" [ 6 to 8 cm] between each conical pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, peduncle .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] long, enveloped by sheaths, rachis 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Very similar to B crassipes but differs mostly in the semicircular stylids of the column and the light violet with dark violet dotted lip

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; ;