Bulbophyllum nipondhii Seidenf. 1985

Plant and Flower in situ Thailand Photos courtesy of Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

Partial Shade Fall

Common Name Nipondh's Bulbophyllum - in Thailand Singto Niphon

Flower Size .16" [4 mm ] wide x .8" [20 mm] long

Found in Bhutan, upper northeast Thailand and Yunnan China as a small sized epiphyte that blooms in the fall on a basal, thin, wiry inflorescence with an apical corym of to 6 flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; A Century of New Orchid Records in Bhutan Royal Government of Bhutan 2017 drawing/photo fide;