KG :: 03 December 2012 – 0020:: Bulbophyllum hirtum (Sm.) Lindl. ex Wall. (Orchidaceae): Bulbophyllum hirtum (Sm.) Lindl. ex Wall. (Orchidaceae) from Samalbong, Kalimpung.

Distribution: NE India, China, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam.

Syn name:
Stelis hirta Sm. in A.Rees, Cycl. 34: n. 11 (1816).
Tribrachia hirta (Sm.) Lindl., Coll. Bot.: t. 41 (1826).
Phyllorkis hirta (Sm.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 677 (1891).
Bulbophyllum suave Griff., Not. Pl. Asiat. 3: 292 (1851).
Bulbophyllum kerrii Rolfe, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1906: 84 (1906).

Flowering: October- November.
Habitat: Tree trunks in forests.

Beautiful habitat pics and plant pics too. We reported it for the first time from western Himalaya.

Thanks for sharing these beautiful photographs. Perfect set of photographs.


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