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Bulbophyllum macranthum

Bulb macranthum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. macranthum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum macranthum
Lindley 1844


Bulbophyllum macranthum is a species of Bulbophyllum found in Asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from summer to fall with a single fragrant 5 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in trees in the forest of Thailand, Malaysia, Borneo, to Papua New Guinea at elevations of 700 up to 1500 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.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Bulbophyllum macranthum Bulbophyllum macranthum variant Sepals are spotted and white. Petals are also spotted and white

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Large Flowered Bulbophyllum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Bulbophyllum cochinchinense Gagn. 1950
  2. Bulbophyllum patens Auct. no King ex Hkr. Gagn. 1951
  3. Bulbophyllum purpureum Náves in F.M.Blanco 1880
  4. Carparomorchis macrantha (Lindl.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  5. Phyllorchis macrantha (Lindl.) Kuntze
  6. Sarcopodium macranthum Lindley 1850-1
  7. Sarcopodium purpureum Rchb.f 1859;

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