Bulbophyllum maximum

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    Bulbophyllum maximum @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Bulbophyllum maximum @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Bulbophyllum maximum @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Bulbophyllum maximum
Formal Name
Bulbophyllum maximum
Alias
mini cobra Orchid, Megaclinium maximum, Bulbophyllum maximum
Habitat
Tropical Africa
Morph
Creeping epiphytic orchids

Comment

What is Bulbophyllum maximum

Bulbophyllum maximum, scientific name:Bulbophyllum maximum, is native to tropical Africa and is creeping epiphytic orchids of the Orchidaceae Department , Bulbophyllum genus. There are 4 Crest pseudobulb is connected by a runner. Fake bulb tops, length of 10-20 cm with oblong green leaves two issues. Pseudobulb (valve) at the base of fleshy, dark, flat, sickle-shaped spring, 50 cm-100cm長 is the stalk out. From the shapes and colors of this scape flower name is the alias, also referred to as Cobra or kid. In a broad inflorescence at the top, line 1 column many florets that look like orchids of 0.75 cm on both sides. Flowers without flowers all together and at once four more from sequential flowering.
The breeding, creeping stems that grow more and more.

General name:Megaclinium maximum, scientific name:Bulbophyllum maximum ,synonyms : Megaclinium platyrhachis, Bulbophyllum platyrhachis, also known as: cobra Orchid, Place of origin: tropical Africa, environment: moist places, height: 60 cm, fake bulb (bulb) long:3.5-10cm, fake bulb diameter: 1-3 cm, leaf length: 10-20 cm, inflorescence: 15-20 cm, rachis length: 50-100 cm, rachis width:0.8-5cm, flower diameter:0.75cm, flower colors: dark purple, Flowering period: spring.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Bulbophyllum
Species
B. maximum
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Other
Petal shape
Orchid
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Greenhouse(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Violet
Season
AprMay
Height
10 ~ 60 [cm]
Diameter
0.75 ~ 0.75

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