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Unlucky fruit fly on a Bulbophyllum praetervisum

This is a discussion on Unlucky fruit fly on a Bulbophyllum praetervisum within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; Guess that's what you'd call occupational hazard....

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    Guess that's what you'd call occupational hazard.

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    Sorry for the little fruit fly, but that sure is a pretty bulbo orchid bloom.

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    Now I know what my unknown hairy bulbed bulbo is

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    I'm confused! Is this orchid somewhat carnivorous????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller View Post
    I'm confused! Is this orchid somewhat carnivorous????
    Probably not. Flowers are disposable, and not likely to be used to extract nutrients from trapped insects. This doesn't prevent unlucky flies getting stuck on parts meant to attract other insects.

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