Bulbophyllum scaberulum

Bulb. scaberulum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. scaberulum
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum scaberulum
(Rolfe) Bolus 1889

Bulbophyllum scaberulum is a species of Bulbophyllum found in Africa.


Plants bloom in the fall with several 6 mm wide flowers.


Plants are found near rivers usually as a lithophyte in forest of South Africa at elevations of 00 to 2300 meters.


Keep plant in cool to warm 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: 100 to 2300 meter


  1. Bulbophyllum bambiliense De Wild. 1916
  2. Bulbophyllum chevalieri De Wild. 1921
  3. Bulbophyllum clarkei [Rolfe] Schltr. 1906
  4. Bulbophyllum congolanum Schlechter 1905
  5. Bulbophyllum ealaense De Wild. 1916
  6. Bulbophyllum eburneum (Pfitzer) De Wild. 1921
  7. Bulbophyllum fuerstenbergianum (De Wild.) De Wild, 1921
  8. Bulbophyllum jesperseni De Wild. 1916
  9. Bulbophyllum pobeguinii (Finet) De Wild. 1921
  10. Bulbophyllum scaberulum var. album Pérez-Vera 2003
  11. Bulbophyllum scaberulum var. fuerstenbergianum (De Wild.) J.J.Verm. 1986
  12. Bulbophyllum summerhayesii A.D. Hawkes 1956
  13. Bulbophyllum zobiaense De Wild. 1916
  14. Megaclinium bambiliense De Wild. 1916
  15. Megaclinium chevalieri De Wild. 1921
  16. Megaclinium clarkei Rolfe 1891
  17. Megaclinium congolanum (Schltr.) T. Durand ex H. Durand bis 1909
  18. Megaclinium ealaense De Wild. 1916
  19. Megaclinium eburneum Pfitzer 1908
  20. Megaclinium fuerstenbergianum De Wild. 1899
  21. Megaclinium jesperseni De Wild. 1916
  22. Megaclinium pobeguinii Finet 1910
  23. Megaclinium scaberulum Rolfe 1888
  24. Megaclinium zobiaense De Wild. 1916

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