Bulbophyllum cominsii Rolfe 1898 SECTION Hyalosema Schlechter 1911

Photo courtesy of Greg and Kerri Steenbeeke and their Orkology Kreations Website

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Plant grown by Gerardus Staal, Photo by Eric Hunt Copyright ©

Common Name Comins' Bulbophyllum [Original collector of species later 1800ís]

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

This epiphytic species is found in Papua and New Guinea and The Solomon Islands and blooms on a basal, single flowered inflorescence.

Give this species a pot or mount with hot, humid conditions, light shade and plenty of water.

Many references put this species as a synonym of B grandiflorum, I have left it separate pending more references

Synonyms Hyalosema cominsii (Rolfe) Rolfe 1919

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913; Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Hyalosema cominsii; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 photo fide;