Bulbophyllum occultum

Bulb. occultum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. occultum
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum occultum
Thouars 1822

Bulbophyllum occultum is a species in the genus Bulbophyllum.


Plant blooms from fall through spring with many 1.6 cm flowers.


Plant is found in Madagascar at elevations around sealevel to 1500 meters


Bulbophyllum occultum

Bulb occultum bloom

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 Yellow Bracted Bulbophyllum


  1. Dendrochilum occultum (Thouars) Lindl 1830
  2. Diphyes occulata (Thouars) Kuntze 1891
  3. Diphyes occulta (Thouars) Kuntze 1891
  4. Phyllorchis occulta (Thouars) Kuntze 1891

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