Miniature Orchid Bulbophyllum bataanense


Bulbophyllum bataanense Ames 1905 is an epiphytic growing miniature orchid species, native to the Bataan Peninsula on the island of Luzon, Philippines.

The fragrant flowers of the miniature orchid get a size of about 5 - 7 cm. Flowering period: Spring - Summer. Bulbophyllum bataanense is often misspelled as Bulbophyllum bataanensis and much-cited incorrectly as Bulbophyllum lobbii. The miniature orchid requires a warm to hot, humid climate and is best cultivated mounted on a piece wood. Bulbophyllum bataanense orchids are protected by CITES Appendix II (trade controlled to avoid use incompatible with species survival).

Miniature Orchid Bulbophyllum bataanense
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