Bulbophyllum ambrosia (Hance) Schltr. 1919 is a lithophytic growing, small sized orchid species, native to South China and Vietnam.
The sweet-scented flowers reach a size of about 3 cm. Flowering period: Winter. Bulbophyllum ambrosia orchids are protected by CITES Appendix II (trade controlled to avoid use incompatible with species survival). The tropical orchid requires a warm – hot, humid climate, a shady location and a good air cirulation to avoid fungal infections. Plants should be kept moist, but not wet. Waterings should be restricted during the winter rest.
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Image: Bulbophyllum ambrosia (Hance) Schltr. 1919
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee