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Need help ID my orchid: Cleisostoma tenuifolium

This is a discussion on Need help ID my orchid: Cleisostoma tenuifolium within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Can anyone help me ID this orchid? It seems like some kind of vandaceous species. ...

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    Default Need help ID my orchid: Cleisostoma tenuifolium

    Can anyone help me ID this orchid? It seems like some kind of vandaceous species. the plant by itself is small and the flowers are tiny (probably .25inch).

    I'm having this since the last 2 yrs and this is the second year in a row that it is flowering for me.
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    Really cute! Very tiny. Is it planted in a turtle shell?

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    Default Cleisostoma tenuifolium

    Got to know from one of the local Orchid Society members that it is called: Cleisostoma tenuifolium

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    Satish, it's in deed Cl. tenuifolium. My plant origin from Kerala and have a nice buds. In few days it will be so far, then I'll post picture of my plant. I love Cleisostoma spec.

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    Jonada, I just tied it to a piece of Coconut husk.

    Mietek. Yes this is a very cute species. unfortunately the blooms do not last long.

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    Mietek: Does your plant have fragrance? One of the OS members mentioned that it has fragrance, but I did not find any on mine. Need to check it out tonight once more.

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    Satish in few days. We have to wait.

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    Wow! What a tiny one that is. But lovely nevertheless.

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