Bulbophyllum odoratissimum

Bulbophyllum odoratissimum

Bulbophyllum odoratissimum                                                                                                                                        photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (JE Smith) Lindley, John 
  published in       The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants  55    1830
  Family Orchidaceae
  Subfamily Epidendroideae
  Tribe Malaxideae 
  Subtribe Dendrobiinae
  Genus Bulbophyllum  Thouras 1822
  Section Medusa (Blume) JJ Smith 1861
  chromosomes 2n = 38
  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

primary evergreen forests in India (Sikkim, Punakha, Kebasa, Algarah, Nokdara, Tangta, Kalimpong), 


Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, Thailand (Chiengmai), Laos, Viet Nam, China (Fujian,Guangdong, Guangxi, 


Sichuan, Xizing, Zizhiqu, Yunnan)

  altitude 240 - 1900 (2500) m  (792 - 6270 (8250)  ft)    
  habitat climate informations from An-chen-pien (Guangxi, China)
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1500 m / 4950 ft) :
    Bulbophyllum odoratissimum a gr uk
  photoperiod in An-chen-pien this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 29 m' to 10 h 31 m'
  life form epiphyte or litophyte
  brightness     partial shade
inflorescence     length 2 cm (0.8"), basal 
  nr flowers 32 - 38, fragrants 
  size single flower  0,8 L 0,8 cm  (0.32" L 0.32") - diameter 2 cm  (0.8") 
  duration inflorescence 12 - 14 days 
  time to bloom from birth, ~ 45 days
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