Bulbophyllum mysorense (Rolfe) J.J.Sm.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bulbophyllum mysorense (Rolfe) J.J.Sm.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Epiphytic Orchid, on wet tree trunks of semi-evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Herbs with one leaf for a bulb. up to 5 flowered, lip purplish, anther cap yellow and petals white.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Collector(s) Name : T.P.Ramamoorthy; C.J.Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : HFP 282, CJS 14744
  • Collection Locality : Bannuhalla (Hassan); Yettinahalla, Shiradi Ghat (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Japan, Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Bulbophyllum mysorense. Downloaded on 21 September 2019.

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