Bulbophyllum affine


Common name: Single Flowered Bulbophyllum, Similar Bulbophyllum

Distribution: West Central Himalaya to Nansei-shoto (Amami-Oshima) (as per WCSP)


Epiphyte. Psuedo-bulbs cylindric with thickened base, 3 to 5cm long, attached to the rhizome 2 to 3 cm apart. Rhizome long and densely rooting. Leave single, narrowly oblong, obtuse, the base narrowed, 7 to 12 cm long and 2 to 4 cm in breadth. Scape short and bracteate, producing a single flower from either the sides of the base of the pseudo-bulbs or from the rhizome between the pseudo-bulbs. Flowers pale yellow to green base with purple nerves, lip with purple margins. Sepals sub-equal, lanceolate, sub-acute, five nerved, lateral pair falcate. Petals lanceolate, shorter than the sepals, three nerved. Lip shorter than the petals, lanceolate, thickened and concave at the base.
Flowering Season: March, April and May
Tropical as well as sub-tropical forests, at an altitude between 450 to 4000 ft.
(Attributions- Naresh Swami from India Biodiversity Portal)             


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Bulbophyllum affine Lindl. : The Similar Bulbophyllum : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Happy to share the picture I took today at Surya Vinayak, Bhaktapur, Nepal at 5500 ft.
Nice. Thanks for sharing.
 
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Bulbophyllum affine Lindl. : 12 posts by 5 authors. 5 images- 2 to 7 mb each.
Location: Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur
Date: 07 July 2020
Elevation: 1519 m.
Habit : Wild

Yes Sir. Bulbophyllum affine.
 


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