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Bulbophyllum hirtum

Bulb hirtum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. hirtum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum hirtum
hirtum [Sm.]Lindl. 1828


Bulbophyllum hirtum is a species of Bulbophyllum found in Asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the summer with several 6 mm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant with the scent of cinnamon.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in the coniferous forest of Assam, the Himalayas, Nepal, Sikkim, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam at elevations of 800 to 2700 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Bristly Bulbophyllum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Bulbophyllum suave Griff. 1851
  2. Phyllorchis hirta (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  3. *Stelis hirta Sm. 1816
  4. Tribrachia hirta Lindl. 1821

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