Bulbophyllum hainanense Z.H.Tsi – a new report for India from Arunachal Pradesh.

Bulbophyllum hainanense Z.H.Tsi – a new report for India from Arunachal Pradesh.

Bulbophyllum hainanense
Bulbophyllum hainanense

Epiphytic. Rhizome creeping, slender, branching, rooting at nodes. Pseudobulb absent. Leaves 1-1.5 cm apart, oval-elliptic, 0.8-1.2 X 0.4-0.7 cm, oblique, petiole short, apex acute and notched. Scapes from nodes, with 2-3 sheaths; 2-flowered. Sepals ovate-triangular to ovate-lanceolate, 0.5-0.8 X 0.3-0.5 cm, apex acute; lateral oblique. Petals oblong-spatulate to oblong-obovate, 0.3-0.5 X 0.2 cm, apex obtuse. Lip broadly ovate, longer than petals, recurved, apex acute. Floral bracts ovate-lanceolate, shorter than pedicellate ovary.

5400 ft; April; Extremely rare.

Arunachal Pradesh.

Bulbophyllum hainanense
Bulbophyllum hainanense
Bulbophyllum hainanense
Bulbophyllum hainanense
Bulbophyllum hainanense
Bulbophyllum hainanense
  • Swami, N. (2017). Orchids of Ziro: Arunachal Pradesh 1-160. Pushpa Mrga, India.