Kew Bulletin

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

Bulbophyllum fendlerianum (Orchidaceae), a new species from Venezuela

  • Eric de Camargo SmidtEmail author
  • Phillip Cribb


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.


Bulbophyllum Neotropics Orchidaceae Venezuela 



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


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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