Wednesday, September 28, 2022

[Botany • 2022] Bulbophyllum phanquyetii (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae) • A New Species from the Limestone Area of northern Vietnam

Bulbophyllum phanquyetii  Vuong, Aver. & V.S. Dang, 

in Dang, Averyanov, Dang, Maisak, ... et Truong, 2022. Vuong Truong

Bulbophyllum phanquyetii, from Lai Chau Province was found and described as a new species for science. The new species looks similar to B. guttulatum and B. umbellatum but differs in the connate upper margin of lateral sepals, verruculose sepals and petals, and triangular stelidia. In addition, Btianguii found in Ha Giang Province is firstly recorded for the orchid flora of Vietnam.

Keywords: Bulbophyllum section Brachyantha, Ha Giang province, Lai Chau province, eastern Indochina, plant diversity, the orchids, Monocots

Minh Quan Dang, Leonid V. Averyanov,  Van Son Dang, Tatiana Maisak, Van Huong Bui, Bao Ngan Tu, Van Canh Nguyen, Ba Vuong Truong. 2022. A New Species, Bulbophyllum phanquyetii and A New National Record of B. tianguii (Orchidaceae) from the Limestone Area of northern Vietnam. Phytotaxa. 566(2); 227-232. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.566.2.7