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Dyakia hendersonianum

This is a discussion on Dyakia hendersonianum within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; It is a long spike, but only 5 flowers. I hope it will continue to ...

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    Default Dyakia hendersonianum

    It is a long spike, but only 5 flowers. I hope it will continue to bloom.
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    Nice KI!

    I had one of these before I traded it off. The flower spike will continue to produce from each of the bumpy nodes along the side of the spike!

    How's the smell?

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    But what pretty blooms! Judi

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    That is quite striking. Never seen one before.

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    I never HEARD of one before. Nice color.

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    Oh yeah, I like that one. I love the way the petals shimmer like a butterflies wing in the sunlight. Lucky you...does it smell as wonderful as it looks?
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    Very cool, and, no, I've never seen one like that before either.

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    I bought it last Fall and posted about it in this thread.
    http://www.rv-orchidworks.com/orchid...quisition.html

    It came with a spike, here is the bloom from last year.


    Connie, the shinning is from the flash light in the camera and no, I have not detected any smell.

    Qing

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    That is such a cute flower. The flashed photos remind me of iced or sugar coated flowers. Yum!

    By the way, how large is the plant. Looks like a tiny cutey to me.

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    Very striking, and cool, Qing!

    I love the nectary - looks like it gets pollinated by an elephant! Albeit a very small elephant. If Qing has it, it's tiny!

    McJulie

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