Cirrhopetalum pingtungensis 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 pingtungense.
ORIGIN: Found in southern Taiwan in broad leaved forests at elevations of 100 to 400 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with 2 to 4 [5 to 10 cm] between each ovoid to narrowly ovoid, 3 to 5 ribbed pseudobulb carrying a single apical, erect, elliptic to narrowly oblong, leathery, obtuse and retuse apically, contracted below into the subsessile base leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on a basal, erect, stout, [5 to 15 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered, umbellate inflorescence with 2 sheaths and lanceolate, acute floral bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.6 inches [1.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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