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The "Pineapple Orchid"

This is a discussion on The "Pineapple Orchid" within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Dend densiflorum ("pineapple orchid") in bloom at place. 1 has bloomed, and 3 more "pineapples" ...

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    Default The "Pineapple Orchid"

    Dend densiflorum ("pineapple orchid") in bloom at place. 1 has bloomed, and 3 more "pineapples" in spike to bloom They should bloom this weekend, I guess.
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    Very nice Satish ! Mine bloomed, but the inflorescence was pointed in the wrong direction inside thick growth, by the time I realized that there were flowers, it was too late.

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    Those are so pretty!

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    Satish this is one of the most wonderful species,I love it so much unfortunately cannot bloom here too hot.......gorgeous.

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    Zainal, I think you are wrong. Bangalore is as hot as Melakka. Please check it.

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    I love it !!! What a nice bright color

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    Very pretty!
    I had never heard they were called pineapple orchids. You learn things every day here!

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    stunning display!
    i was also put off with the "pineapple", it usually refers to the robiquetia genus.

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    And what is wrong with members of the genus Robiquetia?

    They have their place in the big scheme of things.

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    The color is darker than ordinary forms. I like it!

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