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Bulbophyllum odoratum

Bulb. odoratum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. odoratum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum odoratum
(Blume) Lindl. 1830


Bulbophyllum odoratum is a species in the genus Bulbophyllum.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall to winter sixty to one hundred and fifty with 0.5 cm flowers. Flowers are fragrant with a sweet scent.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found on the ground and the trees with ants in the evergreen lowland forest of Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Isl., Borneo, Sulawesi, the Moluccas and the Philippines at elevations of 900 to 2400 meters.

CultureEdit

Keep plant in cool to intermediate 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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Scented Bulbophyllum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Bulbophyllum brookesii Ridl. 1908
  2. Bulbophyllum crassicaudatum Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920
  3. Bulbophyllum elatius Ridl. 1896
  4. Bulbophyllum hortense J.J.Sm. 1913
  5. Bulbophyllum niveum (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Sm. 1912
  6. Bulbophyllum odoratum var. grandiflorum J.J.Sm. 1919
  7. Bulbophyllum odoratum var. niveum J.J.Sm. 1905
  8. Bulbophyllum polyarachne Ridl. 1917
  9. *Diphyes odorata Blume 1825
  10. Phyllorchis odorata (Blume) Kuntze 1891

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