Bulbophyllum sumatranum

Bulbophyllum sumatranum - Flower photo by Richard LindbergBulbophyllum sumatranum - Flower photo by Richard LindbergBulbophyllum sumatranum - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Bulbophyllum (Bulb) contains 1500 species found in all tropical areas on earth.

Bulbophyllum sumatranum grows in Sumatra needing low light and high humidity. Blooms in the spring.

This plant is in sphagnum over peanuts in a 2 1/2-inch plastic pot. There are two pseudobulbs and it stands two inches above the pot.

12/09/2012 - Divided, potted in sphagnum/plastic.

TRIBE: Dendrobieae     SUBTRIBE: Bulbophyllinae