Bulbophyllum lobbii

Bulb. lobbii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. lobbii
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum lobbii
Lindley 1847

Bulbophyllum lobbii is a species of Bulbophyllum found in asia.


Plant blooms in the summer with a single 10 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing on tree branches and trunks in the lowland forest of Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines at elevations of 200 to 2000 meters


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.


Bulbophyllum lobbii sumatranum Bulbophyllum lobbii var sumatranum Sepals are yellow with magenta edges and petals are magenta, yellow and spotted, lip is dark magenta
Bulbophyllum lobbii wine Bulbophyllum lobbii "Wine" Sepals are cream with light purple edges and petals are light purple, cream and spotted, lip is dark magenta
Bulbophyllum lobbii Bulbophyllum lobbii variant Sepals and petals are light yellow and striped, lip is yellow
Bulbophyllum lobbii1 Bulbophyllum lobbii variant Sepals are cream with light purple stripes and petals are light purple, cream and striped, lip is light purple and yellow
Bulbophyllum lobbii2 Bulbophyllum lobbii variant Sepals and petals have orange stripes, lip is magenta


Common Names: Lobb's Bulbophyllum


  1. Bullbophyllum claptonense Rolfe 1905
  2. Bullbophyllum henshallii Lindley 1852
  3. Bulbophyllum lobbii var henshallii [Lindley]Henfrey 1852
  4. Bulbophyllum lobbii var siamense Rchb.f 1882
  5. Bulbophyllum siamense Rchb.f 1867
  6. Bulbophyllum sumatranum Garay, Hamer & Siegerist, 1996
  7. Phyllorchis lobbii (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  8. Sarcobodium lobbii (Lindl.) Beer 1854
  9. Sarcopodium lobbii Lindley 1850
  10. Sarcopodium lobbii Lindley var henshallii Henfr. 1850
  11. Sestochilos uniflorum Breda 1827/29

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