Bulbophyllum napellii

Bulbophyllum napellii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. napellii
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum napellii
Lindl. 1842

Bulbophyllum napellii is a species of Bulbophyllum found in South America.


Plant blooms in the fall with a single successive 5 mm wide flower.


Plants are found growing in the coastal and montane forest Brazil at elevations of 300 to 1200 meters


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.


Common Names: The Napellus-Like Bulbophyllum


  1. Bulbophyllum balaeniceps Rchb.f. 1863
  2. Bulbophyllum monosepalum Barb.Rodr. 1882
  3. Phyllorchis napelli (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

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