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Bulbophyllum ovalifolium - mini or Bulb. kestron maybe?

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by piotrm, Jun 11, 2009.

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  1. piotrm

    piotrm Well-Known Member

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    I bought this as Bulbophyllum ovalifolium – mini flowers. For now yesterday just open first flower, not very good pictures hope to do better ones later.

    Median sepal about 2.5mm/2-2mm, lateral sepals 4mm/2-2.5mm, Inflorescence around 2cm, leafs 7-14mm/4-5mm, bulbs 5-6mm /3-4mm

    I have a book about Borneo Bulbophyllums and it appears much too small for ovalifolium, and quite good match measurements of Bulbophyllum kestron, so maybe I have it?
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    Lika[Sweden] Svenska

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    a little cutie
     
  3. piotrm

    piotrm Well-Known Member

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    I know I've seen others like this listed as ovalifolium, and it seems to have the right growth habit, but the stripes always struck me as anomalous for that species. Adorable, though! I'd love to figure it out so I can order one!
     
  5. Wendy H

    Wendy H Just me

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    Wow...very nice!
     
  6. Mary Jane

    Mary Jane New Member

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    That is sweet.