Bulbophyllum ×omerumbellatum, a natural hybrid of B. umbellatum and B. omerandrum

Tsan-Piao Lin

Published on: 14 August 2022

Page: 461 - 464

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2022.67.461


This report presents the first natural hybrid of Bulbophyllum in Taiwan. Bulbophyllum ×omerumbellatum T.P. Lin shows some features similar to those of either purported parental species, viz., B. umbellatum and B. omerandrum, but most features are intermediate. A full description, photographs, line drawings, occurrence, ecology, and comparison of morphological characters among Bulbophyllum ×omerumbellatum and its parental species are presented.

Keyword: Bulbophyllum ×omerumbellatum, B. umbellatum, B. omerandrum, Orchidaceae, Taiwan

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