Shop Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum Weather Station Links Nursery

Welcome to OrchidTalk Orchid Forums


The Friendliest Orchid Community on the Internet!


  •  » Learn to Repot your Orchids
  •  » Learn Orchid Care Tips and Secrets
  •  » Find the perfect Orchid for your Growing Environment
  •  » Chat with Orchid Growing Professionals

OrchidTalk - "Bringing People Together to Grow Orchids Better!"


Let us help you grow your Orchids better; Join our community today.


YES! I want to register an account for free right now!


Register or Login now to remove this advertisement.

Results 1 to 7 of 7
Like Tree4Likes
  • 3 Post By zainal abidin
  • 1 Post By jimec

Bulbophyllum species from Maluku Indonesia

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum species from Maluku Indonesia within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; The blossom diameter about 4 cm with a nice scent is not lasting because the ...

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    Real Name
    Zainal Abidin Bin Othman
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Huntleya, Bollea, Cochleanthes
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Melaka, West Malaysia
    Posts
    12,753
    Member's Country Flag

    Default Bulbophyllum species from Maluku Indonesia

    The blossom diameter about 4 cm with a nice scent is not lasting because the scented flower attracted fruit flies at the same time the critter remove the pollinium while looking for perfume. Young leaves darker/ purplish colour, hope our forum/ Jim can help to give the ID, thanks in advance. Sorry for the poor quality photos.
    Attached Images Attached Images     

  2. #2
    jimec's Avatar
    jimec is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Jim Cootes
    My Grow Area
    Greenhouse
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Philippine Orchid Species
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts
    262
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Your plant appears to be a darkly-coloured form of Bulbophyllum tortum.

    Jim Cootes

  3. #3
    Real Name
    Zainal Abidin Bin Othman
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Huntleya, Bollea, Cochleanthes
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Melaka, West Malaysia
    Posts
    12,753
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by jimec View Post
    Your plant appears to be a darkly-coloured form of Bulbophyllum tortum.

    Jim Cootes
    Jim again another invaluable info and appreciation no wonder the vendor sold very expensive.Zain

  4. #4
    walingwaling's Avatar
    walingwaling is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Ron
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Bulbophyllum, native orchids
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Tacloban city, Leyte
    Posts
    6,064
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    striking Bulbo Zain!!!

  5. #5
    Brutal_Dreamer's Avatar
    Brutal_Dreamer is online now Dreaming with my eyes open...
    Real Name
    Bruce Brown
    My Grow Area
    Greenhouse
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleyas & Slippers
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Arkansas
    Posts
    34,003
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Wow, what a dark and cool bulbo, Zain.

    Cheers,
    BD

  6. #6
    PhilsDC is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Derek
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7.
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Vandeae and Podochileae Tribes
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Philippines
    Posts
    646
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Impressive coloration. Pretty shot for the insect visiting the flower.

  7. #7
    mazlani's Avatar
    mazlani is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    mazlan
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7.
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    bulbophyllum
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Selangor, Malaysia
    Posts
    2,869
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Wow! very dark color. Congrats En. Zain.

Similar Threads

  1. Bulbophyllum species from Indonesia
    By zainal abidin in forum Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: May 24th, 2012, 06:48 PM
  2. Cirrhopetalum species from Irian Jaya Indonesia
    By zainal abidin in forum Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: January 21st, 2011, 09:48 PM
  3. Bulbophyllum species
    By mazlani in forum Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: November 17th, 2010, 11:07 AM
  4. Bulbophyllum From Irian Jaya Indonesia
    By zainal abidin in forum Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: November 14th, 2010, 06:33 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
OrchidTalk --An Orchid Growers Discussion Forum brought to you by River Valley Orchidworks. A World Community where orchid beginners and experts talk about orchids and share tips on their care, cultivation, and propagation.