Archive for the Bulbophyllum Category

Bulbophyllum cootesii

Posted in Bulbophyllum, Orchids with tags , on December 26, 2009 by orchideae

This plant is named after Jim Cootes by Dr Mark Clements and is published in the 1999’s Australian Orchid Review.

This plant is endemic to the Philippines and is found on the island of Mindanao.

This plant grows well in the semi shade and high humidity conditions in Singapore. It produces several flowers which are honey yellow in color, veined with reddish brown stripes that open sequentially.

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Bulbophyllum cootesii

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Front view of the flower

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Side profile of the flower

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Side profile of the flower

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Top view of the flowers

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Dimension of the flowers

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Dimension of the flowers

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Dimension of the flowers

Bulbophyllum tortuosum

Posted in Bulbophyllum, Orchids with tags , , , , , on November 11, 2009 by orchideae

Bulbophyllum tortuosum is found in parts of Asia, which include Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Sumatra and Java. It is rhizome pendulous with the roots running along it.

The flowers are reddish, lips and sepals short with black hairy at edges.

The plants prefer humid conditions and it does flower frequently in Singapore.

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Dimension of the flower.

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Dimension of the flower.

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Front view of the flower

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Side profile of the flower

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Bulbophyllum tortuosum

Bulbophyllum antenniferum

Posted in Bulbophyllum, Orchids with tags on May 31, 2009 by orchideae

Bulbophyllum antenniferum are found in in lower montane forest /lowlands of some Asia countries. They strive in hot and humid conditions.

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Front view of Bulbophyllum antenniferum

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Side view of Bulbophyllum antenniferum

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Close up of Bulbophyllum antenniferum

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Bulbophyllum affine

Posted in Bulbophyllum, Orchids with tags on May 23, 2009 by orchideae

Bulbophyllum affine is a species of Bulbophyllum found in some asian countries. It has beautiful brown veination on the flower.

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