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Ancistrochilus thomsonianus

This is a discussion on Ancistrochilus thomsonianus within the Deciduous Orchids forums, part of the General Information category; Found in Nigeria, Central African Republic, Cameroons, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Gulf of Guinea ...

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    Default Ancistrochilus thomsonianus

    Found in Nigeria, Central African Republic, Cameroons, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Gulf of Guinea Islands, needs to be kept warm all year round, high umidity when growing, rest warm and dryer for a couple of months after flowering and loosing leaves .

    A photo during flowering period:



    and a photo now:



    P.s. very fragrant even if to me the smell was not too good

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    Wow, the dormant period photo would make me think I killed the thing. LOL. It is really a cool bloom. Thanks for sharing it with us.

    Cheers,
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    Beautiful, I like the before/after picture.
    This one is hard to find

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    very nice! This has been on my wish list for awhile.

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    Wow this one really interesting I want this one beautiful

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    I think it is beautiful but like BD I would think I had killed it in its dormant state. One worth me looking into though.

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    These guys are so beautiful, it amazes me that they are not more popular.

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