Additions to Orchid Flora of Bhutan-II

Phub Gyeltshen, Sherab Jamisho, Tashi Phuntsho, Pema Zangpo, Dhan Bdr Gurung, Pankaj Kumar

Published on: 25 August 2021

Page: 415 - 426

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2021.66.415

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2021 vol.66 no.3 pp.415-426


Nine orchid species from seven genera, namely, Bulbophyllum andersonii (Hook.f.) J.J.Sm., Bulbophyllum roxburghii (Lindl.) Rchb.f., Dendrobium farmeri Paxton, Dendrobium nathanielis Rchb.f., Panisea panchaseensis Subedi, Odontochilus brevistylis Hook.f., Platanthera dulongensis X.H.Jin & Efimov, Porpax elwesii (Rchb.f.) Rolfe and Thelasis longifolia Hook.f., are reported for the first time from Bhutan. Detailed description along with information on type, updated global distribution, phenology, ecology and colour plates of the recorded species are provided.

Keyword: Distribution, Himalaya, new record, Orchidaceae, taxonomy