Bulbophyllum lasiochilum (Black) x Bulb. paruwel

This orchids hybrid between Bulbophyllum lasiochilum (Black) and Bulbophyllum paruwel.

Bulbophyllum lasiochilum (Black) and Bulbophyllum paruwel.
Growth of Orchids
      Epiphytes ; Growing on clinging to branches of trees. Roots orchids have thick roots covered with silver or white velamen.
Bulbophyllum lasiochilum (Black) and Bulbophyllum paruwel.
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.

Bulbophyllum lasiochilum (Black) and Bulbophyllum paruwel.
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.

Bulbophyllum lasiochilum (Black) and Bulbophyllum paruwel.
Bulbs.(Pseudobuld )
      Pseudobuld is a cylindrical and light green color. look like Bulb. paruwel because Pseudobuld of bulb. lasiochilum is spherical.

      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.

Bulbophyllum lasiochilum (Black) and Bulbophyllum Paruwel.

  • Flower size about 2.5-3.0 cm.
  • Dorsal Sepal : look like bulb. lasiochilum . But it light red background with dark red strip color.
  • Lateral Petal : look like bulb. lasiochilum . But it light red background with dark red strip color. and Slightly hairy.
  • Lateral Sepal : Longer than bulb. lasiochilum and not roll. Color lighter with lighter red strip. While bulb. lasiochilum . roll and have dark red dot.
  • Lip : Dark red color and waxy.

      Generally, Leaves of lasiochilum 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.

     Man-made species Orchids.

Bulbophyllum lasiochilum (Black)