Bulbophyllum roseum Ridley 1896 SECTION Trias [Lindl.] J J Verm, Schuit & de Vogel 2014 Photo by Jo Levy Copyright , and the Dr Leslie Garay Archives

DrawingDrawing by Seidenfaden


Common Name The Rose Colored Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .55" [1.3 cm]

Found in Myanmar and Thailand as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with ovoid, somewhat squat pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, linear-lanceolate leaf that blooms on 1 to a few very short, single flowered inflorescence

This orchid can be best grown on coconut husks in moist conditions with some shade and will bloom in the summer on a short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Trias rolfei Stapf 1928; Trias rosea [Ridley] Seidenfadden 1976

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961 as Trias rosea; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections as Trias rolfei; Botanisk Tidsskrift Bind 71 1-30 Contributions to the Orchid Flora of Thailand VII Seidenfaden 1976 as Trias rosea drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Trias rosea; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Trias rosea photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014 as Trias roseum