Bulbophyllum blepharistes

Bulbophyllum blepharistes

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. blepharistes
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum blepharistes
Rchb.f. 1872

Bulbophyllum blepharistes is a species in the genus Bulbophyllum


Plant flowers from summer to fall with yellow flowers that are 1 cm wide and 3 cm long.


Plant is found in lowland forest of Assam, Thailand, Burma, Laos, Vietnam and Malaysia at 0 to 800 meters in elevation.


Keep plant in intermediate to 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 Fringed Bulbophyllum


  1. Bulbophyllum malayanum J.J. Sm. 1912
  2. Cirrhopetalum blepharistes Hook. f. 1896
  3. Cirrhopetalum distans Rchb.f
  4. Cirrhopetalum longiscapum Teijsm. & Binn. 1862
  5. Cirrhopetalum spicatum Gagnep. 1950
  6. Phyllorchis blepharistes (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  7. Phyllorchis longiscapa (Teijsm. & Binn.) Kuntze 1891

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