Bulbophyllum muscicola Rchb.f.

Bulbophyllum muscicola Rchb.f., 1872, Flora 55: 275

Bulbophyllum muscicola

Bulbophyllum muscicola Rchb.f.; Photo Nguyen Hoang Tuan

Vietnamese name: Lan lọng

Chinese Name:

Common Name: The Moss-Growing Bulbophyllum

Latin Name: Bulbophyllum muscicola Rchb.f.

Family: Orchidaceae

Synonym Name: Bulbophyllum hookeri (Duthie) J.J.Sm.  

Bulbophyllum wallichii (Lindl.) Merr. & F.P.Metcalf; Cirrhopetalum hookeri Duthie; Cirrhopetalum wallichii Lindl.; Phyllorkis wallichii (Lindl.) Kuntze

Description: Small orchid, leaves a pointed tip, inflorescences with 3-10 flowers, flower size 1.50 cm, blooming in the Spring.

Flowering: Flowers bloom in Spring.

Distribution: Found in the eastern Himalayas, Assam and Nepal and VietNam. In Vietnam: Xuan Son, Phu Tho.

Ecological: at elevations up to 1500 m, warm to cool growing epiphyte.


- theplantlist.org

- efloras.org

- orchidspecies.com

- ipni.org

- L.V. Averyanov, New Orchid Taxa and Records in the Flora of Vietnam; 2012, Taiwania 57(2)

Photo Nguyen Hoang Tuan

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