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Orchid Species: Cirrhopetalum pallidum

Kew currently accepted name is Bulbophyllum purpurascens

Cirrhopetalum pallidum is an orchid species identified by Schltr. in 1906. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Bulbophyllum purpurascens.
Cirrhopetalum (Cirr.)
ORIGIN: A species of Thailand, Myanmar and the islands of Java, Borneo and Sumatra in lowland and lower montane forests on tree trunks and tree branches, often overhanging water, at elevations of 900 to 1700 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with .4 [1 cm] between each has 3 ridged, lenticular to ovate-prismatic, smooth and shiny in youth and angular with age, unifoliate pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, tough and leathery, elliptic, deciduous leaves that blooms in the spring, summer and fall on a slender, erect, bracteate, to 16 1/4 [to 18 cm] long, inflorescence which arises from an older pseudobulb carrying an umbel of 10 to 19, close set flowers at the apex and held well above the leaf.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/2 inch [1.25 cm] variable -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Cirrhopetalum Cirr peyerianum 1893 Kraenzl.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb purpurascens 1862 Teijsm. & Binn.
Add+ Blepharochilum Blp sladeanum 2002 (A.D.Hawkes) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb citrinum 1907 (Ridl.) Ridl.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb perakense 1898 Ridl.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb rhizophoreti 1924 Ridl.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb sladeanum 1956 A.D.Hawkes
Add+ Cirrhopetalum Cirr lendyanum 1887 Rchb.f.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb peyerianum 1974 (Kraenzl.) Seidenf.
Add+ Phyllorkis Phyllorkis purpurascens 1891 (Teijsm. & Binn.) Kuntze
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb tenasserimense 1912 J.J.Sm.
Add+ Cirrhopetalum Cirr citrinum 1896 Ridl.
Add+ Cirrhopetalum Cirr compactum 1895 Rolfe
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Bulb. purpurascens 'Mary's First' (2 awards from 2001 to 2003) Bulb. purpurascens 'Tower Grove' (1994)
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