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Orchid Species: Cirrhopetalum oreogenes

Kew currently accepted name is Bulbophyllum retusiusculum

Cirrhopetalum oreogenes is an orchid species identified by W.W.Sm. in 1921. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Bulbophyllum retusiusculum.
Genus
Cirrhopetalum (Cirr.)
Grex
oreogenes
Parents
Species
Author
W.W.Sm.
Year
1921
ORIGIN: Occuring in China, Nepal, eastern Himalayas, Assam India, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, and Taiwan in evergreen lowland forests or primary montane forests at elevations of 500 to 3000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm to cold growing epiphytic or occasional lithophytic species with a creeping, branching rhizome with .4 to 1.2 [1 to 3 cm] between each slender, suberect to oblique, narrowly ovate-conical, weakly falcate pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect to suberect, arcuate, leathery, semi flexible to rigid, linear oblong, obtuse, coriaceous, gradually narrowing below into the channeled petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer and fall on a basal, ascending to descending, slender, 5.6 [14 cm] long, 6 to 12 flowered, umbellate inflorescence with a few distant, tubular, lanceolate bracts and narrowly lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts and carrying an apical umbel of several simultaneously opening, color variable flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 5/8 to 1 inch [1.5 to 2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb retusiusculum 1869 Rchb.f.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb flavisepalum 1912 Hayata
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb langbianense 1965 Seidenf. & Smitinand
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb oreogenes 1974 (W.W.Sm.) Seidenf.
Add+ Cirrhopetalum Cirr flavisepalum 1917 (Hayata) Hayata
Add+ Cirrhopetalum Cirr touranense 1931 Gagnep.
Add+ Cirrhopetalum Cirr retusiusculum 1890 (Rchb.f.) Hook.f.
Add+ Bulbophyllum Bulb confusum 2009 (Garay, Hamer & Siegerist) Sieder & Kiehn
Add+ Phyllorkis Phyllorkis retusiuscula 1891 (Rchb.f.) Kuntze
Add+ Cirrhopetalum Cirr micholitzii 1912 Rolfe
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