Racemose Bulb-Leaf Orchid
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Racemose Bulb-Leaf Orchid
P Native Photo: Jambey Tsering
Common name: Racemose Bulb-Leaf Orchid
Botanical name: Bulbophyllum odoratissimum var. racemosum    Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Synonyms: Bulbophyllum trichocephalum var. racemosum

Racemose Bulb-Leaf Orchid is a tree-dwelling orchid, and differs from Fragrant Bulb-Leaf Orchid in inflorescences being longer than leaves, 12-15 cm long; flower-stalks with ovaries longer, 1 cm long and flowers laxly racemose, larger, about 2 cm across, not fragrant and entirely white. Racemose Bulb-Leaf Orchid is found in Eastern Himalaya.

Identification credit: Jambey Tsering Photographed in Sessa, West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh.

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