Bulbophyllum tripudians Par. & Rchb.f. 1874 SECTION Tripudianthes Seidenfadden 1979 Photo by Exotic Thai Orchid Website

Lip Detail Photo by The Mendelova Univerzita v Brne Website

Full shade Cool EARLYSpring

Common Name The Rejoicing Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4 [1 cm] wide

Found in Yunnan province of China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam at elevations of 1000 to 1420 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the early spring

This species B wallichii and B kanburiense are all related.

Synonyms Cirrhopetalum tripudians Par & Rchb.f 1876; Tripudianthes tripudians (E.C.Parish & Rchb.f.) Szlach. & Kras 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961 as B refractum drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections; Notes On Cirrhopetalum Seidenfadden 1973 drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 33 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide/photo fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; Slipper Orchids of Vietnam Averyanov, Cribb, Loc & Hiep 2003; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos ok; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Nyan Tun Taunggyi 2014 photo fide; The Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, O'Byrne and Lamb 2015