Bulbophyllum maximum

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

Bulbophyllum maximum grows in many places in Africa from 1500' to 6000'. It is warm to hot growing, blooms in the fall and needs a dry winter rest.

This plant is in a 3 1/2-inch plastic pot. There are two pseudobulbs and it stands 4 inches above the pot.

10/18/2011 - Added to collection from the DVOS show and sale, Blog entry

TRIBE: Dendrobieae     SUBTRIBE: Bulbophyllinae