Miniature Orchid Bulbophyllum frostii


Bulbophyllum frostii Summerh.1928, commonly called Dutch Man’s Clog orchid, is a miniature orchid species native to Vietnam. In 1928 the British botanist Victor Samuel Summerhayes (1897-1974) named the epiphytic growing Bulbophyllum frostii in honour to John Frost (1803–1840), founder of the Medico-Botanical Society of London. The small fragrant flowers get a length of about 2,5 - 3 cm. Flowering period: Spring.

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Image: Bulbophyllum frostii Summerh.1928

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