Cirrhopetalum weberi is endemic to the Philippines. It grows as an epiphyte, usually on the trunks of trees, at an elevations of up to 1,500 metres.
Professor Oakes Ames named this lovely species in 1912, in the Philippine Journal of Science as Bulbophyllum weberi. Dr. Karlheinz Senghas transferred the generic ephitet to Cirrhopetalum in 1983, in the German periodical Orchideen. The specific epithet honours Mr. C.M Weber the collector of the type specimens.
Growth habit: upright, sympodial
Flower colour: dorsal sepal base colour yellow, heavily spotted with dark brown. Petals are similar colour to the dorsal sepal. Laterl sepal base colour is creamy yellow, lightly spotted with reddish brown. Labellum is cream with dark red spotting.
- Plants are offered in 9 cm Pots.
- Easy to grow
- Water more in Summer and less in Winter
- Like shade and no direct Sunlight
- Mature plant and ready to flower.
- Fertilize with a minimum of 1/4 dossage during growing season.