Bulbophyllum lopalanthum J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Ione [Lindley] J J Verm Schuit & de Vogel 2014

Side Vierw of Flower Photos by William Pinnix

Another Angle? Photo by Tripecht P.

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids Copyright 2002 All rights reserved.

Plant and Flower Photos courtesy of Rudi Hromniak and his and his Orchid Webpage

Part shade Cool Summer Fall

Common Name or Meaning The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos at 1100 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with well spaced, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, terete leaf that blooms on a 2" [5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence that blooms in the summer and fall.

Synonyms *Ione grandiflora Rolfe 1908; Sunipia grandiflora (Rolfe) P.F. Hunt 1971

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Ione grandiflora; Botanisk Tidsskrift Notes on the Genus Ione Seidenfaden 1969 drawing fide; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 as Sunipia grandiflora photo fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Sunipia grandiflora photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Sunipia grandiflora photo fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 as Sunipia grandiflora photos fide; Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014

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