Bulbophyllum tokioi Fukuy. 1935 SECTION Stachysanthes (Bl.) J.J. Verm. & P. O’Byrne 2008

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Common Name Tokio's Bulbophyllum - In China Xiao Ye Shi Dou Lan

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Taiwan in dense forests on tree trunks at elevations of 600 to 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome that has no pseudobulb but has small, well spaced, sessile, elliptic to elliptic-orbicular, fleshy, rounded to mucronate apically leaves that blooms in the spring on 1 to 2, slender, axillary, erect, .4" [10mm] long, 2 flowered inflorescence with elliptic, shorter than the pedicel floral bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum derchianum S.S.Ying 1989; Bulbophyllum tokioi f. alboviride Fukuy. 1938

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001 as B derchianum; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan Lin & Wang 2014 photo good; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;