Bulbophyllum spathulatum (Orchidaceae), a new record for Bhutan

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Pema Zangpo
Phub Gyeltshen
Pankaj Kumar


Bulbophyllum spathulatum (Orchidaceae), a native to Eastern Himalaya, China, and Indochina is recorded from Bhutan for the first time.  Detailed morphological descriptions, distribution, phenology, and ecology along with colour photographic plate are provided.

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Phub Gyeltshen, Bumthang Forest Division, Department of Forest and Park Services, MoAF, Trongsa, Bhutan.

Trongsa Range Office, Bumthang Forest Division, DoFPS, MoAF, Trongsa, Bhutan

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

Flora Conservation Department
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG) Corporation
Lam Kam Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong S.A.R., China


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