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Bulbophyllum speciosum

Bulb speciosum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. speciosum
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum speciosum
Schltr. 1912

Bulbophyllum speciosum is a species of Bulbophyllum endemic to the island of New Guinea.


The plant blooms in spring with a 6.7 cm wide flower


Plants are found in creeping on branches in Papua and New Guinea at elevations of 600 to 1200 meters.


Keep plant in 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 Outstanding Bulbophyllum


  1. Hapalochilus speciosus (Schltr.) Garay & W. Kittr. 1986

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