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Bulbophyllum virescens

Bulb virescens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. virescens
Alliance:
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum virescens
J.J. Sm. 1907


Bulbophyllum virescens is a species of Bulbophyllum found in asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the summer with six to eight 13.75 cm long flowers. Flowers have a foul smelling fragrance.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in the Malaysia peninsula, the Moluccas Islands and Sumatra at elevations around 760 meters.

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Greenish Bulbophyllum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Bulbophyllum maximum [Ridl.] Ridl. 1907
  2. Bulbophyllum ridleyanum Garay, Hamer & Siegerist 1994
  3. Cirrhopetalum maximum Ridl. 1900

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