Bulbophyllum lobbii

Bulbophyllum lobbii

The sub-tribe Bulbophyllinae is part of the family Orchidaceae, sub-family Epidendroideae and tribe Dendrobieae .

Description:

The velamen is of the Bulbophyllum type. The pseudobulbs have single internodes.

Usually there is a prominent stelidium. The rostellum is shelf-like, truncated and fleshy.

The viscidium is semi-fluid, straight, sometimes very large. In some species of Saccoglossum and Bulbophyllum there is a small, finger-like hamulus.

There are usually four pollinia, of various sizes depending on the species, but sometimes only two.

Genera:

  • Bulbophyllum
  • Chaseella
  • Codonosiphon
  • Dactylorhynchus
  • Drymoda
  • Genyorchis
  • Hapalochilus
  • Jejosephia
  • Monomeria
  • Monsepalum
  • Saccoglossum
  • Sunipia
  • Tapeinoglossum
  • Trias

Image sources

  • Bulbophyllum lobbii: Orchi

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