Notes on the occurrence of orchids Bulbophyllum medioximum, Herminium edgeworthii and H. macrophyllum (Orchidaceae) in Arunachal Pradesh, India

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Krishna Chowlu
Avishek Bhattacharjee
Pankaj Kumar


Bulbophyllum medioximum is reported as a new addition to the orchid flora of India along with two new records for the state of Arunachal Pradesh, namely, Herminium macrophyllum and H. edgeworthii.  A detailed description supported by the photo plates and updated distribution ranges have been provided. 

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Pankaj Kumar, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, Lam Kam Road, Lam Tsuen, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong S.A.R., China

Orchid Conservation Section
Flora Conservation Department


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