Bulbophyllum tremulum Wight

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bulbophyllum tremulum Wight
  • Habit : Herb-Epiphyte
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : In wet deciduous forests.
  • Key identification features : Flowers dark red. Sepals and petals with minute yellow hairs, striations. Lip mobile, densely hairy below.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Collector(s) Name : T.P.Ramamoorthy; T.P.Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1328, HFP 1735
  • Collection Locality : Uchangi (Hassan); Aglatti (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011.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 tremulum. Downloaded on 16 September 2019.

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