Bulbophyllum polystictum | Orchids Flowers Picture

Bulbophyllum polystictum Ridl. 1909
polustictum mean that with many small dots

Bulbophyllum polystictum Ridl. 1909

Bulbophyllum polystictum Ridl. 1909

Growth of Orchids
      Found in Southeast Asia and New Gurnea. They are growing epiphytes ; Growing on clinging to branches of trees in forests at elevation of 400 to 600 meters. 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.

      Single flower and small size, 4-8 cm. Yellow color blackgroung with dark-red small dots.
Flowering in November - January.

      Leaf edges are parallel. 3-4 cm long. 8-13 cm wide. Leaves of bulbophyllum orchid will emerge from the pseudobulb only 1 ea. Green color.

Temperature and Light.
Temperature... . Light should be about 50 to 60 percent.