Latest Bulbophyllum Stories

Newly Discovered Orchid Blooms Only At Night
2011-11-22 12:31:30

Botanists are excited at finding Bulbophyllum nocturnum, an orchid found to bloom only during night time. Night blooming plants are seen in a relatively small number of plant species, such as the queen of the night cactus, the midnight horror tree and night blooming jasmine, but this is the first orchid found to do so, report Mark Kinver and Victoria Gill for BBC News and Nature. The new species, whose flowers last just one night, was discovered on New Britain island, located off the...

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