Bulbophyllum lilacinum

Bulb lilacinum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. lilacinum
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum lilacinum
Ridl. 1896

Bulbophyllum lilacinum is a species of Bulbophyllum.


Plant blooms in the fall with many 6 mm wide flowers.


Plants are found in northern Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand


Keep plant in intermediate 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 Lilac Bulbophyllum


  1. Bulbophyllum lilacinum var. sorocianum M.Ahmed 1994

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