Bulbophyllum grandiflorum is also known as The Large-Flowered Bulbophyllum.
Bulbophyllum burfordiense Rolfe 1901
Bulbophyllum micholitzii Rolfe 1901
Ephippium grandiflorum Bl. 1849
Hyalosema grandiflorum [Bl.]Rolfe 1919
Hyalosema micholitzii (Rolfe) Rolfe 1919
Phyllorkis grandiflora (Blume) Kuntze, 1891
Sarcopodium grandiflorum (Bl) Lindl. 1853
Bulbophyllum grandiflorum was described by Blume 1849 SECTION Hyalosema Schlechter 1911.
Found in Sumatra, Sulawesi, the Moluccas, and New Guinea at elevations of 100 to 800 meters in primary rainforests on the lower trunks of large trees as a hot growing epiphyte that blooms with foul smelling flowers 17.5 cm in size.
Very similar to Bulbophyllum burfordiense.
Half shade. 5400-16000 lux.
18°-25°C (64-77°F) and good ventilation.
Air humidity 70-90%. This plant needs to be wet to grow properly.
Substrate, growing media and repotting:
Mounted on cork or in a pot with medium grade orchid bark.
Weekly watering and spray regularly
Fertilize weekly with 1/4 of the dose of fertilizer for orchids.
No rest period.