Bulbophyllum auricomum

Bulbophyllum auricomum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. auricomum
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum auricomum
Lindl. 1830

Bulbophyllum auricomum is a species of Bulbophyllum found in Asia.


Plant blooms from late fall to winter with around twenty five 5 mm wide fragrant flowers.


Plants are found growing in the lowland forest of Thailand, Burma, Sumatra and Java


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.The plant is traditionally grown on the tree bark wrap with the coconut fiber.


Common Names: The Golden Haired Bulbophyllum


  1. Bulbophyllum foenisecii C.S.P.Parish ex Rchb.f. 1865
  2. Bulbophyllum tripetaloides (Roxb.) Schltr. 1914
  3. Dendrobium tripetaloides Roxb. 1832
  4. Phyllorchis auricoma (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

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