Bulbophyllum vaginatum

Bulb vaginatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. vaginatum
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum vaginatum
[Lindley]Rchb.f 1864

Bulbophyllum vaginatum is a species of Bulbophyllum.


Plant blooms from summer to winter with twelve to fifteen 5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in the mangrove forest of Thailand and Malaysia to Borneo at elevations of 0 to 600 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 Vagina Bulbophyllum


  1. Bulbophyllum whiteanum (Rolfe) J.J. Sm. 1912
  2. Cirrhopetalum caudatum Wight 1852
  3. Cirrhopetalum stramineum Teijsm. & Binn 1862
  4. *Cirrhopetalum vaginatum Lindl. 1830
  5. Cirrhopetalum whiteanum Rolfe 1895
  6. Phyllorchis vaginata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

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