Bulbophyllum nutans

Bulbophyllum nutans is a species of epiphytic orchid native to Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands in the family of Orchidaceae. They form into a cluster, creating a group of green-like bulb appearance that form pseudobulbs with cotyledon-like leaves on top that usually has two leaves. The orchids form an inflorescence of white-golden like flowers that shoot out from beneath the orchid's pseudobulbs.

Bulbophyllum nutans
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species:
B. nutans
Binomial name
Bulbophyllum nutans
(Thouars) Thouars (1822)
Synonyms
  • Phyllorkis nutans Thouars (1819) (Basionym)