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Bulbophyllum vaginatum

Bulb vaginatum

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


Bulbophyllum vaginatum is a species of Bulbophyllum.

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

  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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