Bulbophyllum australe (Seidenf.) J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Ione [Lindley] J J Verm Schuit & de Vogel 2014 Photo by Supannika and her Supannika Photo Webpage

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Southernmost Sunipia

Flower Size

Found in pennisular Thailand at elevations around 1000 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with .8" [2 cm] between each pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, short to .28 to .36" [7 to 9 mm] long, , somewhat petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, thin, to 10" [25 cm] long overall, with 5 to 6, closely enveloping sheaths, rachis 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, 8 to 12 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the flowers floral bracts.

Synonyms *Ione australis Seidenf. 1969; Sunipia australis (Seidenf.) P.F.Hunt 1971

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961 as Ione siamensis drawing fide; Botanisk Tidsskrift Bind 64 hefte 2-3 Notes on the Genus Ione Seidenfaden 1969 as Ione australis drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 24 Schlechter/Brieger 1991 as Sunipia australephoto fide; Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014

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