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Bulbophyllum barbigerum

Bulb. barbigerum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. barbigerum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum barbigerum
Lindley 1837


Bulbophyllum barbigerum is a species of Bulbophyllum found in Africa.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the spring to early summer with many 2.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers have a foul scent.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found on tree trunk and crowns in the evergreen and deciduous forests of central west Africa at elevations up to 900 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Bearded Bulbophyllum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Phyllorchis barbigera (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

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