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Orchid Species: Cirrhopetalum helenae

Kew currently accepted name is Bulbophyllum helenae

Cirrhopetalum helenae is an orchid species name for which no taxonomic record was found. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Bulbophyllum helenae.
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Cirrhopetalum (Cirr.)
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helenae
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ORIGIN: Found in the western Himalayas, Nepal, Sikkim, Myanmar and Thailand in montane forests as a small sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte at elevations of 800 to 2700 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Found in the western Himalayas, Nepal, Sikkim, Myanmar and Thailand in montane forests as a small sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte at elevations of 800 to 2700 meters with 1.2 to 2.4 [3 to 6 cm] between each long-ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, oblong, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring and summer on a basal, 2 to 3” [5 to 7.5 cm] long inflorescence with imbricate, tubular sheaths and narrowly lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying 5 to 9 stinky flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 3/5 inches [4 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb helenae 1912 (Kuntze) J.J.Sm.
Add+ Rhytionanthos Rht cornutum 1994 (Lindl.) Garay
Add+ Phyllorkis Phyllorkis cornuta 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Phyllorkis Phyllorkis helenae 1891 Kuntze
Add+ Cirrhopetalum Cirr cornutum 1838 Lindl.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Bulb. helenae 'ASHA' (2015) Rht. cornutum 'Rainbow' (1999)
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