Bulbophyllum umbellatum

Bulbophyllum umbellatum

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

Bulbophyllum umbellatum is a species of Bulbophyllum found in Asia.


Plant blooms during the fall with five to eight 3.75 cm flowers


Plants are found in moist coniferous forests on mossy branches in Himalayas, Assam, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanamar, Thailand, and Vietnam at elevations of 0 to 2000 meters in elevation.


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 Umbrella Bulbophyllum


  1. Bulbophyllum annamicum (Finet) T.B.Nguyen & D.H.Duong 1984
  2. Bulbophyllum kontumense Gagnep. 1950
  3. Bulbophyllum saruwatarii Hayata 1916
  4. Bulbophyllum tibeticum Rolfe 1913
  5. Bulbophyllum tortisepalum Guill 1954
  6. Cirrhopetalum annamicum (Finet) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951
  7. Cirrhopetalum bootenensis Griff. 1851
  8. Cirrhopetalum guttulatum Wight non Hook. f. 1896
  9. Cirrhopetalum maculosum Lindl. 1841
  10. Cirrhopetalum maculosum var. frutescens Hook.f. 1890
  11. Cirrhopetalum maculosum var. annamicum Finet 1909
  12. Cirrhopetalum saruwatarii (Hayata) Hayata 1917
  13. Phyllorchis maculosa (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

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