Bulbophyllum ambrosia

Bulb ambrosia

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. ambrosia
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum ambrosia
[Hance] Schlechter 1919

Bulbophyllum ambrosia is a species of Bulbophyllum found in Asia.


Plant blooms in the winter with 2.8 cm wide flowers. Flowers have a fragrant scent that is similar to honey.


Plants are found in Southern China and Vietnam in partially deciduous forest growing on limestone cliffs at 300 to 1100 meters.


Keep plant in warm temperatures. Keep moist in summer seasons and do not allow mix to dry, in winter keep the mix slight dry and reduce watering. Keep good air movement to avoid fungal growth. Keep plants in shade. Pot plants in sphagnum moss, fine bark, or mounted.


Common Names: The Sweet-Smelling Bulbophyllum


  1. Bulbophyllum amygdalinum Aver.1988
  2. Bulbophyllum watsonianum Rchb.f 1888
  3. Eria ambrosia Hance 1883

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