Bulbophyllum affine Orchids Picture

Bulbophyllum affine flower
        epiphytic orchid

Flower : single flowering From the base of the pseudobulb. Peduncle length of 5 to 7 cm. with orange Lip. Flower Size 2 to 3 cm.
Petal : Creamy yellow petals, Strikethrough reddish brown.

Found in dry evergreen.

Flowering from April to June.

Distribution: Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal, China, Japan.
Bulbophyllum affine flower

        Bulbophyllum affine are found in asia. Himalayas,
Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim,
Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, southern China,
Vietnam, Taiwan and the Ryukyus Islands
at elevations of 600 to 1800 meters.

Bulbophyllum affine
Will bloom.

        This picture came from Thailand.

        Keep Bulb. affinein cool to warm temperatures. Keep moist in summer seasons and do not allow mix to dry, in winter keep the mix slight dry and reduce watering. Keep good air movement to avoid fungal growth. Keep plants in shade. Pot plants in sphagnum moss, fine bark, or mounted.

Bulbophyllum affine plant

Growth of Orchids
      Epiphytes ; Growing on clinging to branches of trees. Roots orchids have thick roots covered with silver or white velamen.

Type of Growing for Bulbophyllum Orchids
      Bulbophyllum Orchid is Sympodial; Orchids are growing that grow sideways across the top of the pot. These orchids have a rhizome at the base usually put in horizontal, The bud at the base will begin growing anther rhizome. and then ,The rizome develops into a small plant or pseudobulb, and flower. When pseudobulbs have completely healthy, It will lose its leaves celled this pseudobulbs that "backbulb". It served store feed more years before it die.

Roots Bulbophyllum Orchid
      Semi-aerial roots : Usually found on the rocks or the trees. Roots can be absorbed many water. it smaller aerial roots. Most roots inside the pot. But may have some roots emerge outside the pot. This orchid roots not like a tight pots or wet for too long time, Which getting air not enough. This roots orchids such as Cattleya, Cymbidium, Dendrobium and Oncidium.

      Put it in warm temperatures, about 17-26'C. and use saran screen 50-60 percent. Keep moist in summer seasons [don't allow it dry]. Pot orchids in fine bark mounted or sphagnum moss.

Flower size about 2.5-3.0 cm.
Dorsal Sepal : Dorsal sepal and lateral petal are the same.
Lateral Petal : Dark red, like sepal.
Lateral Sepal : light yellow background, with dark red spot.
Lip : Waxy, dark red, and slightly hairy.

      Generally, Leaves of bulbophyllum orchid will emerge from the pseudobulb, only 1 ea. Green color.

Temperature and Light.
Temperature 17 to 26 'C.
Light should be about 50 to 60 percent.

     Bulb. lasiochilum was founged in Indian,Burman, Thailand and Malaysian.