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This is a discussion on Orchids at California Academy of Sciences within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; We took a mini vacation in San Francisco this past week. The Academy of Sciences ...

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    Default Orchids at California Academy of Sciences

    We took a mini vacation in San Francisco this past week. The Academy of Sciences has a four story rainforest exhibit complete with orchids so I had to take some pics. Almost nothing was labeled but it was an amazing exhibit! Free flying birds and butterflies, bromeliads inhabited by Dart frogs. It was difficult to get the pics and the ones I did get aren't great but I wanted to share anyway!






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    That must have been a cool place to see...and great pics! Thanks for sharing...

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    Looks like a really nice place to visit. Thanks for sharing the photos!

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    Oh that Paph. lowii is awesome !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cakedaddy View Post
    We took a mini vacation in San Francisco this past week. The Academy of Sciences has a four story rainforest exhibit complete with orchids so I had to take some pics. Almost nothing was labeled but it was an amazing exhibit! Free flying birds and butterflies, bromeliads inhabited by Dart frogs. It was difficult to get the pics and the ones I did get aren't great but I wanted to share anyway!









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    Oooohhhh!!! What a beautiful lowii!!!!

    And is that first one a Maxillaria tenuifolia? (Coconut scent)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    Oh that Paph. lowii is awesome !!
    I agree - I'm drooling!!!

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    Thanks for sharing....awesome.

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    Beautiful pictures! Thanks for sharing.

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    Wow! Yet another thing to love about San Francisco! Thanks for sharing the lovely pictures.

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