Bulbophyllum guttulatum

Bulbophyllum guttulatum
Bulbophyllum guttulatum                                                                                                                                                 photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Hooker f.) Balakrishnan, Puthansurayil, Nambiyath 
  published in       Journal of the Botany Natural History Society  67 (1) : 66    1970
  Family Orchidaceae
  Subfamily Epidendroideae
  Tribe Malaxideae 
  Subtribe Dendrobiinae
  Genus Bulbophyllum Thouras 1822
  Section Umbellatae Bentham 1883
  metabolism CAM pathway, stomata of the leaves are open at night.
    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    it is useful give the soluble mineal nutriens, on the roots.
native of origins forests of India (Sittong, Mungpoo, Kurseong), Nepal, Bhutan, Viet Nam, China (Xizang Zizhiqu)
  altitude 650 - 1800 m (2145 - 5940 ft)     
  habitat climate informations from Mungpoo (West Bengal, India)
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1200 m / 3960 ft) :
    Bulbophyllum guttulatum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Mungpoo this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 48 m' to 10 h 12 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 22 - 25 cm (8" - 10")
  nr flowers 5 - 8 
  size single flower  2 L 1,5 cm   (0.8" L 0.6") - inflorescence 3,5 L 8 cm  (1,4" L 3.2")
  duration inflorescentia ≈ 10 days 
  time to bloom from birth, ~ 45 days
CITES appendix II


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