Bulbophyllum foetidum

Bulb foetidum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. foetidum
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum foetidum
Schltr. 1913

Bulbophyllum foetidum is a species of Bulbophyllum found in Asia.


Plant blooms at any time of the year with eighteen 2.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing in tree trunks and rocks in Papua and New Guinea at elevations of 400 to 1000 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:The Stinking Bulbophyllum

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