Cirrhopetalum pumilio is an orchid species identified by (C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.) Hook.f. in 1890. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Bulbophyllum pumilio.
ORIGIN: Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam at elevations around 1000 to 1200 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with flattened, round pseudobulbs in a cluster carrying a single, apical, linear, leaf that is acute at the apex and the base that blooms on an erect, 4 [10 cm] long inflorescence with a few [2 to 4] flowers at the apex held way 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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