Bulbophyllum encephalodes

Bulb encephalodes

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. encephalodes
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum encephalodes
Summerh. 1951

Bulbophyllum encephalodes is a species of Bulbophyllum found in asia.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with many 1 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in the forest of Nigeria, Burundi, Cameroon, Rwanda, Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe at elevations of 800 to 1500 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 Skull-Shaped Bulbophyllum

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