ORCHIDACEAE: Bulbophyllum crassipes Hook.f.

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Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 10, 2011, 9:26:18 PM10/10/11
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Bulbophyllum crassipes Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 760 (1888).

Synonym:
Phyllorkis crassipes (Hook.f.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 677 (1891).
Bulbophyllum careyanum var. crassipes (Hook.f.) Pradhan, Indian

Orchids: Guide Identif. & Cult. 2: 713 (1979).

Family: ORCHIDACEAE

Distribution: China, India, Laos, Mayanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaya.
Current pic was taken from the live collections from Saranda Forest in
Jharkhand.
This is currently the only Bulbophyllum that is found wild in
Jharkhand restricted to the Singhbhum area.

Pankaj

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Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 10, 2011, 9:27:28 PM10/10/11
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Sorry that was by mistake.
I have attached the pics here.
Pankaj
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Ritesh

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Oct 10, 2011, 9:31:04 PM10/10/11
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Very beautiful!

Would like to know about its distribution in India? Is it restricted
to Jharkhand only?

Ritesh.

Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 10, 2011, 9:32:09 PM10/10/11
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No this is found downwards but not upwards.
Pankaj

Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 10, 2011, 9:33:11 PM10/10/11
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My main intention of sharing both was, they both look like brothers,
yes they are so different. Even B. crassipes was once variety of B.
careyanum.
Pankaj


On Oct 11, 9:31 am, Ritesh <ritesh....@gmail.com> wrote:

Ritesh

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Oct 10, 2011, 9:51:01 PM10/10/11
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Could not understand ur 'Downward-Upward' puzzle! :-).. Pl clarify!

Ritesh.

Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 11, 2011, 12:03:36 AM10/11/11
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Downwards means towards south from Jharkhand :)
Pankaj
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