Bulbophyllum longiflorum Thouars

Long Flowered Bulbophyllum, Pale Umbrella Orchid


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Bulbophyllum

Description: 

Single leaf, blooms on a wiry stem, inflorescence with 6 to 8 flowers, yellow petals.

History: 

Published in Hist. Orchid. 98 in 1822.

Native to Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia and the Pacific Islands.

Synonym is Epidendrum umbellatum G.Forst.


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