Bulbophyllum basiflorum (Orchidaceae) from India - further extension of a recently described species in the East Himalaya Biodiversity Hotspot

Tsering J., Chowlu K. & P. Kumar

Published on : 31-Mar-2024

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2024.34.01.07


Bulbophyllum basiflorum M.K.Li, J.D.Deng & Y.Luo (Orchidaceae) is added to the orchid flora of India from Arunachal Pradesh. The species was recently described from China about 300 km apart from the new locations in India. A detailed morphological description, threat status along with photographs of the plant and dissected floral parts are provided. This species has been assessed globally as Endangered.