Bulbophyllum longipes Rchb.f. 1861 SECTION Monomeria [Lindl.] J J Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014

Another Angle


Plant Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha and hisButterfly and Orchids Website

Full shade Cool LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Long Column Foot Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Myanmar and Thailand at elevations around 1500 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with 1" [2.5 cm] between each conic, longitudinally rugose with age pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, leathery, strap shaped, obliquely obtuse apically, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an 8" [20 cm] long, laxly few to several flowered inflorescence carrying flowers with very long pedicels.

Synonyms Henosis longipes Hook.f. 1890; Monomeria longipes (Rchb.f.) Aver. 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Vol 21 Hooker 1891 as Henosis longipes drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Monomeria longipes drawing fide; Orchid Genera in Thailand VIII Bulbophyllum Thou. Seidenfaden 1979 drawing fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 as Monomeria longipes photo ok; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Monomeria longipes; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 as Monomeria longipes; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Monomeria longipes photo good; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 as Monomeria longipes drawing fide; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Nyan Tun Taunggyi 2014 as Bulbophyllum longipes photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014 in SECTION Henosis as Bulbophyllum longipes