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.
Please find the news from BBC attached.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15818662

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.


 
 
 
 
 
 

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