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 (5178) Bulbophyllum-platysepalum (antenniferum)
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: platysepalum (antenniferum)
Indigenous to: Java

a very beautiful and odd species closely allied to B. grandiflorum, 1" bulbs are closely spaced on a creeping rhizome topped with a single 5" leathery spatulate leaf, numerous 4" long basal flower spikes each carrying a single 2-1/2" attractive bloom, the hooded dorsal sepal is an iridescent white turning to pink with translucent basal windows, forward pointing lateral sepals are white, with tiny thread like petals with tear-drop tips, and a rocking pink lip.

 Blooming Season:
Free Flowering Throughout the Year
 Light Requirements:
Shade to Bright; 1500-2500 Footcandles (indirect light,pronounced shadowing)
 Temperature:
Intermediate to Warm; 58°F min. to 88°F max.
 Deciduous:
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 Catalog number:5178_4542
 Mount:
Stick Mounted Plant
 Size:
Blooming Size (mature flowering size plant)
 Watering:
Moist; 3-5 waterings per week (let dry lightly between waterings)
 Price:
 Catalog number:5178_1990
 Mount:  Size:  Watering:
4" Basket Blooming Size (mature flowering size plant) Moist; 3-5 waterings per week (let dry lightly between waterings)
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