Bulbophyllum sterile

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Bulbophyllum sterile


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Dendrobieae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulbophyllum sterile


Bulbophyllum sterile (Lam.) Suresh in D.H.Nicolson, C.R.Suresh & K.S.Manilal, Interpret. Van Rheede's Hort. Malab.: 298. (1988)


  • Basionym
    • Epidendrum sterile Lam., Encycl. 1: 189 (1783)
  • Heterotypic
    • Bulbophyllum nilgherrense Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 5: t. 1680 (1851)
    • Phyllorkis nilgherensis (Wight) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 677 (1891)


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • India.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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മലയാളം: മൂക്കിട്ടകായ

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