Cirrhopetalum flabellovernis

Cirrhopetalum flabellovernis - Flower photo by Richard LindbergCirrhopetalum flabellovernis - Flower photo by Richard LindbergCirrhopetalum flabellovernis - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Cirrhopetalum (Cirr) contains 150 species growing in Asia east of India on to the Pacific islands. This group was separated from Bulbophylum. Grow these in a wood basket or treefern fiber.

Cirrhopetalum flabellovernis grows throughout Southeast Asia. It is warm to hot growing and is found on mossy rocks and trees. Blooms in the fall.

This plant is in sphagnum a 5-inch clay pot. There are about 25 pseudobulbs and the plant stands five inches above the pot.

06/20/2012 - Cataloged, Blog entry

TRIBE: Dendrobieae     SUBTRIBE: Bulbophyllinae