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

Inflorescence Photos by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name Like the Three-Horned Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 2/5" [1 cm]

This miniature sized, cool growing epiphytic species is endemic to Thailand and occurs around 1200 to 1290 meters in altitude with .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] between each conical pseudobulb arising on a woody rhizome and carrying a single, apical, light green above, dark green beneath, petiolate leaf with a median vein that flowers in the winter on a pendant, 3 1/5" to 3 3/4" [8 to 9 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with 3 bracts.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo ok; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo good; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #8 2017 photo fide;