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Bulbophyllum falcatum

Bulbophyllum falcatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. falcatum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum falcatum
Lindl. 1861


Bulbophyllum falcatum is a species of Bulbophyllum endemic to Africa.

DescriptionEdit

Plant flowers from winter to summer with several 1.2 cm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in lowland forest in partial montane forest in Central to West Africa from 0 to 1800 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

Bulbophyllum falcatum close pic

closeup of flower

Common Names: Sickle-Shaped Leaf Bulbophyllum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Bulbophyllum arnoldianum (De Wild.) De Wild. 1921
  2. Bulbophyllum bakossorum Schltr. 1905
  3. Bulbophyllum brixhei De Wild. 1916
  4. Bulbophyllum dahlemense Schltr. 1919
  5. Bulbophyllum deistelianum (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1905
  6. Bulbophyllum falcatum var. bufo (Lindl.) Govaerts 1996
  7. Bulbophyllum falcatum var. velutinum (Lindl.) J.J.Verm. 1992
  8. Bulbophyllum fractiflexum Kraenzl. 1912
  9. Bulbophyllum hemirhachis Pfitzer 1908
  10. Bulbophyllum kewense Schltr. 1914
  11. Bulbophyllum lanuriense De Wild. 1921
  12. Bulbophyllum leptorrhachis Schlechter 1905
  13. Bulbophyllum longibulbum Schltr. 1905
  14. Bulbophyllum lubiense De Wild. 1921
  15. Bulbophyllum melanorrhachis (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1875
  16. Bulbophyllum millenii (Rolfe) Schltr. 1905
  17. Bulbophyllum minutum (Rolfe) Engl. 1908
  18. Bulbophyllum minutum var. purpureum (De Wild.) De Wild. 1921
  19. Bulbophyllum oxyodon Rchb.f 1888
  20. Bulbophyllum rhizophorae Lindl. 1861
  21. Bulbophyllum seretii De Wild. 1916
  22. Bulbophyllum simonii Summerh. 1935
  23. Bulbophyllum solheidii De Wild. 1916
  24. Bulbophyllum ugandae (Rolfe) De Wild. 1921
  25. Bulbophyllum velutinum (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1861
  26. Megaclinium arnoldianum De Wild. 1905
  27. Megaclinium angustum Rolfe 1922
  28. Megaclinium deistelianum Kraenzl. 1902
  29. Megaclinium endotrachys Kraenzel 1905
  30. Megaclinium falcatum Lindley 1826
  31. Megaclinium gentilii De Wild. 1902
  32. Megaclinium hemirhachis Pfitzer 1908
  33. Megaclinium lasianthum Kraenzl. 1912
  34. Megaclinium melanorrhachis Rchb.f. 1875
  35. Megaclinium millenii Rolfe 1897
  36. Megaclinium minutum Rolfe 1893
  37. Megaclinium minutum var. purpureum De Wild. 1911
  38. Megaclinium oxyodon Rchb. f. 1888
  39. Megaclinium seretii De Wild. 1916
  40. Megaclinium solheidii De Wild. 1916
  41. Megaclinium ugandae Rolfe 1913
  42. Megaclinium velutinum Lindl. 1847
  43. Phyllorchis bufo (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  44. Phyllorchis falcata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  45. Phyllorchis rhizophorae (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  46. Phyllorchis velutina (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

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