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Kew Bulletin

, Volume 63, Issue 2, pp 339–340 | Cite as

Bulbophyllum fendlerianum (Orchidaceae), a new species from Venezuela

  • Eric de Camargo Smidt
  • Phillip Cribb
Article

Summary

Bulbophyllum fendlerianum is newly described based on a collection of August Fendler in Venezuela, deposited at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It was previously confused with B. manarae, but differs significantly from the latter species in its petal and lip shape, particularly the callus.

Keywords

Bulbophyllum Neotropics Orchidaceae Venezuela 

Notes

Acknowledgements

ECS thanks the Amazon Trust of the Margaret Mee Fellowship Programme, the American Orchid Society and Fapesb for support.

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Copyright information

© The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana (UEFS)Feira de SantanaBrazil
  2. 2.Royal Botanic GardensKewUK

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