Cirrhopetalum hookeri is an orchid species identified by Duthie in 1902. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Bulbophyllum muscicola.
DESCRIPTION: Miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte occurring in the eastern Himalayas, Assam and Nepal where it has fat, flattened, ovate pseudobulbs with a single, elliptical leaf that is acute at the base and obtuse at the apex and blooms in the fall on a slender, basal 2 3/8 [6 cm] long inflorescence with an apical umbel of 3 to 10 flowers held below or just above the leaf.
FLOWER SIZE: 5/8 inch [1.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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