Bulbophyllum spathulatum

Bulbophyllum spathulatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. spathulatum
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum spathulatum
(Rolfe ex E. Cooper) Seidenf. 1970

Bulbophyllum spathulatum is a species in the genus Bulbophyllum that is found in Asia.


Plant blooms in the spring with several 1.5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found Assam, the Himalayas, Sikkim, Myanamar, Laos and Vietnam at elevations around 1000 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 Sheathed Bulbophyllum


  1. Rhytionanthos spathulatus (Rolfe ex E.W.Cooper) L.A.Garay, F.Hamer & E.S.Siegerist 1994
    • Cirrhopetalum spathulatum Rolfe ex E.Cooper 1929

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