Research Paper

Bulbophyllum cryptomeriicola, a new orchid species of Taiwan

Sheng-Kun Yu, Chiu-Mei Wang, Kuo-Hsiung Wang, Tsan-Piao Lin

Published on: 01 July 2022

Page: 361 - 365

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2022.67.361

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2022 vol.67 no.3 pp.361-365


This report presents one new orchid of Taiwan, viz., Bulbophyllum cryptomeriicola T.P. Lin and S.K. Yu. Bulbophyllum cryptomeriicola is a member of the section Ephippium with a sub-umbellate inflorescence, ciliate upper sepal and petals, glabrous lateral sepals which are much longer than the median one, and a stelidium without a tooth.

Keyword: Bulbophyllum albociliatum, B. hirundinis, B. kuanwuensis, B. taiwanense, Cirrhopetalum, Ephippium, Orchidaceae