Bulbophyllum kaitiense Rchb.f., Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 262 1861. (syn: Cirrhopetalum nilgherrense Wight; Phyllorkis kaitiensis (Rchb.f.) Kuntze);
India (Anamalai Hills, Nilghiri Hills) as per POWO;
Common name: Ketti Bulb-Leaf Orchid

Epiphytic or lithophytic herbs; pseudobulb ovoid, 2.5 x 2 cm, distantly placed. Leaves solitary, 5-7 x 1.5- 2 cm, oblong, subacute at base, obtuse at apex; petiole 2 cm long. Scape slender, elogated, to 10 cm long; flowers 4-7, yellow; bracts 7 x 2 mm, ovate, acuminate, 5-veined. Dorsal sepal 3 x 6 mm, broadly ovate, acute, 7-veined, hooded; lateral sepals 2.2 cm x 7 mm, ovate-oblanceolate, acute, puberulous towards base. Petals 5 x 3.2 mm, ovate, apiculate, slightly oblique, with reddish-brown streaks at base. Lip 2 mm, ovate-oblong, obtuse, curved.

Flowering and fruiting: August-September
Evergreen forests
Southern Western Ghats
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)



Bulbophyllum kaitiense Rchb.f. (Orchidaceae) : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Bulbophyllum kaitiense Rchb.f. (Orchidaceae)
Talkona, Andhra Pradesh, 2016, July

Thanks, …, for new additions to efi.

No idea what this Bulbophyllum is. Without flower, there is no chance from my side at least.

Do you have any other images as we do not have any images so far in efi?

i do not have flowering photo i will post foto of flowering as soon as i click it but posted fotos are of b.kaitiense only