Bulbophyllum nocturnum J.J.Verm., de Vogel, Schuit. & A.Vogel, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 167: 349 (2011).
Common Name: NIGHT BLOOMING BULBOPHYLLUM
Distribution: ENDEMIC TO PAPUA NEW GUINEA
World’s First orchid flg in night [1 Attachment]: Pl. find herewith the attahed file on first night flowering orchid. More details you may find it in Kew website.
Night flowering Orchid: Bulbophyllum nocturnum: Of the largest family of Orchidaceae, only a single species is known to flower at night. Its called Bulbophyllum nocturnum.
Plant is recently described by Andre and Prof. Vogel so its not yet there on the monocot list.
World’s first night-flowering orchid is discovered: Please find more details about this discovery in the KEW Website http://www.kew.org/news/night-flowering-orchid.htm
Thanks … I already shared that and also met both Authors recently :). The news was also there on BBC.