JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

Orchid - Bulbophyllum gracillimum This tiny beauty turns out to be a 'common' or widespread Orchid at my current location, just that not often observed because it is tiny and secondly, it only flowers during certain months of the year. Bulbophyllum gracillimum,Flower,Malaysia,Orchid,Penang,Wispy Umbrella Orchid Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Orchid - Bulbophyllum gracillimum

This tiny beauty turns out to be a 'common' or widespread Orchid at my current location, just that not often observed because it is tiny and secondly, it only flowers during certain months of the year.

    comments (6)

  1. WHOOAH!!! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Exactly my thought when I first sees them :D
      Posted 11 months ago
  2. Amazing! Posted 11 months ago
    1. They are :) Posted 11 months ago
  3. Stunning shot Albert Posted 11 months ago
    1. Thanks, Calbost Niel ) Posted 11 months ago

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

''Bulbophyllum gracillimum'', commonly known as the wispy umbrella orchid, is a species of epiphytic orchid. It has a creeping rhizome, widely spaced, olive green pseudobulbs, each with a single thick, leathery, fleshy leaf and between six and ten purplish red flowers spreading in a semicircular umbel. The flowers have distinctive long, thread-like tails on the lateral sepals. It has a wide distribution and is found in New Guinea, New Caledonia, Indonesia, Malaysia and part of tropical North Queensland.

Similar species: Agaves, Aloes, Onions
Species identified by Albert Kang
View Albert Kang's profile

By Albert Kang

All rights reserved
Uploaded Jun 22, 2021. Captured Nov 26, 2020 21:22.
  • TG-6
  • f/5.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO200
  • 10.35mm