Bulbophyllum ovalifolium

Bulb. ovalifolium

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. ovalifolium
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum ovalifolium
Lindl. 1830

Bulbophyllum ovalifolium is a species of Bulbophyllum found in asia.


Plant blooms from fall to summer with a single 2 cm wide flower.


Plants are found in the montane forest of Java, Sulawesi, Borneo, Sumatra, and Malaysia at elevations of 900 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.


Common Names: The Oval-Leafed Bulbophyllum


  1. Bulbophyllum parvulum Lindl. 1830
  2. Bulbophyllum tinea Ridl. 1909
  3. *Diphyes ovalifolia Bl. 1825
  4. Diphyes pusilla Blume 1825
  5. Phyllorchis ovalifolia [Bl] Kuntze 1891
  6. Phyllorchis parvula (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

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