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Bulbophyllun eberhardtii


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
SubTribe: Bulbophyllinae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulb. eberhardtii
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Binomial name
Bulbophyllum eberhardtii
Pham-Hoang 1972

Bulbophyllum eberhardtii is an species in the genus Bulbophyllum.


Plant blooms from June to September with many 5 to 7cm wide flowers.


A small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte found on deciduous trees or on the ground below them in bright light from Assam to Burma and Thailand to Vietnam in primary montane forests at altitudes of 900 to 1550 meters with ovoid, angular, dark green pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, linear-oblong, obtuse, leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, ascending, 5 to 10" [12 to 25 cm] long, slender, bracteate inflorescence that arises from an older pseudobulb and has 5 to 10 umbellate, fragrant, hirsute flowers.[1]


Does well on treefern or cork mounts in moderate bright light with cool to warm temperatures and water while growing and a lessening as growth matures.



  1. Bulbophyllum eberhardtii [ Gagnep.] Seidenfadden 1992
  2. Bulbophyllum eberhardtii [Gagnep]Pham-Hoang 1972
  3. Cirrhopetalum eberhardtii Gagnep. 1931
  4. Cirrhopetalum picturatum Lodd. 1840
  5. Phyllorchis picturata (Lodd.) Kuntze 1891