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Bulbophyllum. leopardinum


 

Genus Bulbophyllum
Species leopardinum
Tribe Epidendreae
Subtribe Bulbophyllinae
Altitude 6000ft
Habitat Epiphytic
Description Pseudobulbs obpyriform, compressed, crowded, imbricate, smooth, 2.5-3.5 cm placed obliquely on stout fibrous rhizomes; leaf elliptic-oblong, 7.5-15 cm x  2.5-5 cm ending in short petiole; flowers 1-3, 25 mm across, from base of pseudobulb, pale yellow spotted with crimson;sepals ovate-lanceolate, sub-acute; petals smaller than the sepals, 7 nerved; lip thick, secreting nectar profusely, decurved form below the middle, lanceolate, the base having small toothed auricles; column with short triangular projection about middle
Flower color Pale yellow spotted with crimson
Distribution Nepal, Sikkim, Darjeeling, Khasia hills
Flowering October-November
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Reference 1. Sir George King and Robert Pantling, The Orchids of the Sikkim- Himalaya. Vol. VIII. Pg. 67-68.   2.   Udail C. Pradhan, Indian Orchids : guide to identification & culture, Vol. II. 1979, pg.380.   3.  Paul Bruhl, A guide to the Orchids of Sikkim, pg. 206

 

Rhododendron

   Amongst the many floral treaties of Sikkim Himalaya one of the earliest ones may be found over the genus Rhododendron (Gk. rhodo = red, dendrons = tree ).  

 

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Orchid

  Orchid known for their brilliance in colors, unusual shapes attractive growth habits, variety in fragrance and exquisite beauty can attract any nature lovers.

 

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Sikkim with its total geographical area of 7,096 sq km is bestowed with a huge diversity of flora and fauna.

 
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