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Bulbophyllum purpurascens (BS)



 
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Bulbophyllum purpurascens (BS-Blooming Size plant) has a flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm] variable.

A species of Thailand, Myanmar and the island of Java, Borneo and Sumatra in lowland and lower montane forests on tree trunks and tree branches, often overhanging water, at elevations of 900 to 1700 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte, that has ovoid, smooth and shiny in youth and angular with age, unifoliate pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, tough and leathery, elliptic, deciduous leaves and a slender, erect, bracteate, to 16 1/4" [to 18 cm] long, inflorescence which arises from an older pseudobulb carrying an umbel of 10 to 19, close set flowers at the apex and held well above the leaf occurring in the spring, summer and fall.

This species also grows well in pots with hot temperatures, deep shade and need ample moisture and fertilizer (20-10-20 Urea Free) to bloom well.
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  • Bulbophyllum purpurascens

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