Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Cirrhopetalum Elizabeth Ann 'Buckleberry' FCC/AOS

Cirrhopetalum Elizabeth Ann 'Buckleberry' FCC/AOS - Plant photo by Richard Lindberg

Cirrhopetalum Elizabeth Ann 'Buckleberry' FCC/AOS - Flower photo by Richard LindbergThis is Cirrhopetalum longissimum x Cirrhopetalum rothschildianum. Cirrhopetalum (Cirr) contains 150 species growing in Asia east of India on to the Pacific islands. This group was separated from Bulbophylum. Grow these in a wood basket or treefern fiber.

The fan is just opening. It is a great plant with the flowers long-lasting and showy.

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