Bulbophyllum roseum Ridley 1896 SECTION Trias [Lindl.] J J Verm, Schuit & de Vogel 2014 Photo courtesy of Jo Levy Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives


Common Name The Rose Colored Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .55" [1.3 cm]

Found in Myanmar and Thailand as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte that can be best grown on coconut husks in moist conditions with some shade and will boom in the summer on a short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Trias rolfei Stapf 1928; Trias rosea [Ridley] Seidenfadden 1976

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as Trias rosea; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Trias rosea; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Trias rosea photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014 as Trias roseum