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Not an orchid but a 'star' all the same

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    Default Not an orchid but a 'star' all the same



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    WOW, stunning.What is that?
    Last edited by Diamond; August 23rd, 2009 at 06:44 PM.

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    It surely is a star ! Is it some specie of Hoya?

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    Is it a stinky? It's very cool looking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    It surely is a star ! Is it some specie of Hoya?
    It's a Huernia zebrina.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tmai View Post
    Is it a stinky? It's very cool looking.

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    Nope, no scent.

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    wow, cool looking bloom!

    reminds me on a doughnut, lol

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    That is so strange and cool! Thanks for sharing it!

    Cheers,
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    Very cool!!! Never seen it before! How big is the flower? Do you have a picture of the bud? I wonder how it looks like... Thanks for sharing!

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    And he (Paul) is THRILLED that it hasn't a scent.... 'cause these guys can smell soooo bad that flies are attracted to the odor (rotting meat) and are the means of pollination.

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    I like the cherry life savers look of the lip.

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