Cirrhopetalum frostii is an orchid species identified by (Summerh.) Garay in 1994. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Bulbophyllum frostii.
ORIGIN: Found in Vietnam in evergreen lowland forests at elevations around 1450 to 1500 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with 1.2 [3 cm] between each, ovoid, multiangled, olive-green, compressed, clustered pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, broadly oblong-elliptic to ovate, fleshy, sessile to shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, horizontal, short 3/4 [2 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence with an apical umbel of a few fragrant flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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