Bulbophyllum blumei

Bulbophyllum blumei

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. blumei
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum blumei
[Lindley]J.J. Sm. 1906

Bulbophyllum blumei is a species of Bulbophyllum found in Asia.


Plant blooms from spring to fall with one to two 6 cm flowers.


Plants are found on tree trunks in the rainforest of West Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, to the Philippines, Papua and New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Australia at elevations of 50 to 800 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: Blume's Bulbophyllum


  1. Bulbophyllum cheiri Lindl. 1844
  2. Bulbophyllum cuspidilingue Rchb.f 1861
  3. Bulbphyllum epiphippium Rdl. 1921
  4. Bulbophyllum maxillare [Lindley]Rchb.f 1861
  5. Bulbophyllum megalanthum Griff. 1851
  6. *Cirrhopetalum blumei Lindl. 1830
  7. Cirrhopetalum maxillare Lindley 1843
  8. Epiphippium ciliatum Bl. 1825
  9. Phyllorchis blumei [Lindl.]Ktze. 1891
  10. Phyllorchis cheiri [Lindl.]Ktze. 1891
  11. Phyllorchis maxillaris [Lindl.]Ktze. 1891
  12. Phyllorkis megalantha (Griff.) Kuntze 1891
  13. Sarcopodium cheiri [Lindley]Lindley 1850
  14. Sarcopodium megalanthum (Griff.) Lindl. 1853

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