Bulbophyllum cupreum

Bulb. cupreum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. cupreum
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum cupreum
Lindley 1838

Bulbophyllum cupreum is a species of Bulbophyllum found in Asia.


Plants bloom in the spring with a cluster of 1.25 cm flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found on tree trunks in the forest of Burma, the Malay pennisula and the Philippines at elevations around 500 meters


Keep plant in cool 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 Copper Colored Bulbophyllum


  1. Bulbophyllum pechei W.Bull 1891
  2. Phyllorchis cuprea (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

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