Bulbophyllum propinquum Kraenzl. 1908 SECTION Racemosae Benth & Hkr.f 1883 Photo by Lourens Grobler

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Plant and Flower

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Common Name The Scientific name means close, may refer to the close set flowers on the raceme

Flower Size 3/8" [1 cm]

Found only in Northern Thailand at altitudes around 1400 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with conical psuedobulbs carrying a single, apical, lanceolate leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on a short to 8" [20 cm] long, arching scape with 4 sheaths and many flowers that start to be pendant towards the apex. This species does well mounted on cork or treefern and should be given moderately bright light, cool to warm temperatures and water while growing with a lessening after the pseudobulbs have matured

Synonyms Bulbophytlum chlorostachys Schlechter 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 drawing, photo fide; Orchid Genera In Thailand Vol VIII Seidenfadden 1979 drawing/photo fide; Miniature Orchids McQueen 1999; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Botanica's Orchids Laurel Glen 2001; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007

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