Common Name: The Shaggy Lipped Bulbophyllum
Scented: yes, strawberries
Light Requirements: partial shade
Temperature Requirements: intermediate to hot
Flower Size: 1.2cm x 3.1cm
Synonyms: Bulbophyllum breviscapum (Rolfe) Ridl. 1907; Cirrhopetalum breviscapum Rolfe 1905; Cirrhopetalum lasiochilum [Parish & Rchb. f.] Hkr.f 1874; Phyllorchis lasiochila (Parish & Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
A miniature sized, Indian, Burman, Thai and Malaysian species with cylindro-ovate pseudobulbs with a single, apical, oblong-obovate leaf that blooms in the fall with solitary flowers, or a few in umbels on shorter, slender inflorescence that arises from a mature pseudobulb and has the fragrant flower scented of strawberries held just below or above the leaves. This species is maintained best in a wood basket with a free draining medium, given partial shade and air movement, and grown in hot temperatures with frequent water and fertilizer.