Additions to Orchid Flora of Bhutan-I

Kinley Rabgay, Sadruddin Qazi, Tshering Nidup, Dhan Bdr Gurung, Lobzang Penjor, Sonam Lhendup, Pankaj Kumar

Published on: 25 August 2021

Page: 408 - 414

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2021.66.408

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2021 vol.66 no.3 pp.408-414


Eight orchid species, Bulbophyllum caudatum, Bulbophyllum thaiorum, Bulbophyllum yingjiangense, Habenaria reniformis, Liparis glossula, Oberonia angustifolia, Peristylus aristatus, and Zeuxine augyokuana are added to the orchid flora of Bhutan. The total orchid number for Bhutan now stands at 487 species. A brief description of all the species listed here is provided along with their flowering period, distribution in Bhutan, updated global distribution and photographic plates.

Keyword: Bulbophyllum, Habenaria, Liparis, new record, Oberonia, Orchidaceae, Peristylus, Zeuxine