Research Paper

Bulbophyllum sridithii (Orchidaceae), new species from Vietnam

Ba Vuong Truong, Van Son Dang, Hop Tran, Tatiana V. Maisak, Leonid V. Averyanov

Published on: 03 October 2020

Page: 473 - 477

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2020.65.473

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2020 vol.65 no.4 pp.473-477


Bulbophyllum sridithii a new species to science is described and illustrated from Kon Ka Kinh National Park of Vietnam. The new species belongs to the section Cirrhopetaloides and resembles B. layae, B. hirundinis, B. electrinum, B. pecten-veneris and B. tingabarinum but differs in the size and shape of pseudobulbs, the shape of the leaf blade, and flower size. Morphological description, illustrations, data on habitat, phenology, and conservation status are provided.

Keyword: Cirrhopetaloides, endemism, Kon Ka Kinh National Park, new orchid species, plant diversity, plant taxonomy