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

Inflorescence

Plant in situ in Thailand Photo by Hendrik Jacobs and Orchids Online Australia website

Common Name The Thailand Sunipia

Flower Size .1" [2.5mm]

Found in Yunnan province of China and Thailand on trees in mixed forests at elevations of 1400 to 1700 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, conic pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect leaf that blooms in the spring on an ascending, 5" [12.5 cm] long, to more than 10 flowered inflorescence with 3 to 4 tubular sheaths and narrowly lanceolate, acute floral bracts

Synonyms *Ione thailandica Seidenf. & Smitinand 1965; Sunipia thailandica (Seidenf. & Smitinand) P.F.Hunt 1971

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Botanisk Tidsskrift Notes on the Genus Ione Seidenfaden 1969 as Ione thailandica drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 24 Schlechter/Brieger 1991 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu, Xiang, Ye & Liu 2010 photos hmm; Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014

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