Bulbophyllum striatum (Griff.) Rchb.f., Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 257 1861. (syn: Bulbophyllum striatitepalum Seidenf.; Dendrobium striatum Griff.; Phyllorkis striata (Griff.) Kuntze; Sarcopodium striatum (Griff.) Lindl.);
Nepal to China (SE. Yunnan) and Indo-China: Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;
Common name: Striped Bulb-Leaf Orchid
Plant epiphytic, 10-13cm tall; rhizome woody, slender; roots arising from nodes, wood like. Pseudobulbs obpyriform to ovoid, rugose, inserted at intervals of 2-6cm long rhizome, purple, 0.9-1.3 x 1-1.5cm(tall). Leaf 1, from Pseudobulb ape x , coriaceous, elliptic, ape x retuse, many veined, green, purple blotched below, 3.8-8 x 1.5-2.9cm(blade) petiole 2.5-4cm long. Inflorescence shorter than leaves, subumbellate to shortly racemose, erect, strongly recurved at base, arising from pseudobulb base or nodes of rhizome, 2 to 4 flowered; peduncle slender, sheathed, 5-8cm long; basal sheaths tubular, 5-6mm long, upper ones distant, lanceolate, acute, 4.5 x 1.5-2mm; rachis 0.5-1cm long; floral bracts linear, acute, 2.5-3 x 0.4-0.6mm. Flowers 1-1.5cm across; sepals and petals greenish yellow with dep red purple striations, lip green with purple veins and reticulations; pedicel and ovary slender, glabrous, erect, 0.8-1.1cm long. Sepals subequal, broadly lanceolate, subacute, 5 veined, spreading, 0.7-1 x 0.25-0.4cm. Petals lanceolate, subacute, 3 veined(the central strongest), 4-6 x 1.5-2mm. Lip ovate lanceolate, strongly recurved at base, simple, 7-8 x 2-3mm, base with 2 small,oblong, erect, auriculate lobules. Column slender, strongly curved, c 3mm long; foot c 4mm long. Fruit ovoid obovoid, long stalked, 1.5-1.6 x 0.6-0.7cm; stak 1-1.5cm long.
(Attributions: N. R. Pearce & P. J. Cribb. Orichds of Bhutan. Published by RGoB and RBGE. 2002 as per Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)
SK 3314 13 January 2022 – Orchidaceae: 6 very high res. images.
Habit : Wild
Reminds me of Bulbophyllum striatum.
Bulbophyllum striatum (Griff.) Rchb. f.
SK 3315 13 January 2022 – Orchidaceae: 3 very high res. images.
Habit : Wild
Any rough idea about the genus?
I guess Bulbophyllum!
Same as before.
I think he means to say Bulbophyllum striatum as per ‘SK 3314 13 January 2022 – Orchidaceae’
References: POWO Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 WCSP IPNI GBIF (High resolution specimens) BSI Flora of India Checklist Flora of China FOC illustration Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal Flowers of India India Biodiversity Portal Bhutan Biodiversity Portal Wikipedia IOSPE Photos andysorchids