Research Paper

A new species, Bulbophyllum mamillatum and a new national record, B. retusum (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Vietnam

Van Tu Nguyen, Leonid V. Averyanov, Van Song Dang, Tatiana V. Maisak, Van Huong Bui, Van Canh Nguyen, Ba Vuong Truong

Published on: 25 February 2022

Page: 181 - 185

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2022.67.181

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2022 vol.67 no.2 pp.181-185


Bulbophyllum mamillatum Vuong, Aver., V.S.Dang is described as a new species for science and B. retusum H. Jiang, D.P. Ye & J.D. Ya is reported as a new national record for the orchid flora of Vietnam. Both species belong to Bulbophyllum sect. Brachyantha Rchb.f. and were discovered in northern Vietnam. Description of new the species is presented. Data on habitat, phenology, distribution, conservation status, and taxonomic notes for both species are provided.

Keyword: Bulbophyllum section Brachyantha, Bulbophyllum farreri, Bulbophyllum thaiorum, Eastern Indochina, Orchids