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Bulbophyllum speciosum

Bulb speciosum

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


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

DescriptionEdit

The plant blooms in spring with a 6.7 cm wide flower

DistributionEdit

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

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Outstanding Bulbophyllum

SynonymsEdit

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

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