Bulbophyllum meson J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014SECTION Trias [Lindl.] J J Verm, Schuit & de Vogel 2014 Photo by Dale Borders

Plant and Flower Photo by Bob Fallon Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives


Common Name The In Between Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1/4 [.8 cm]

This miniature species is found only in Thailand and has .2 to .4" [4 to 10 mm] between each, round, carunculate pseudobulb that hold a single, apical, thick, oval, slightly retuse leaf and blooms in the summer on to several very short to .2" [5 mm] long, basal, inflorescence with 1 to 2, hyaline basal sheaths and a hyaline, cup-shaped, enveloping floral bracts that carries a single flower and needs to be mounted, given hot to cool growing conditions and light shade and high humidity.

Synonyms Trias intermedia Seidenf. & Smitin. 1961

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Trias intermedia drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Trais intermedia; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 as Trias intermedia photo fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Trias intermedia; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Trias intermedia photo good; *Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014