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plant need ID

This is a discussion on plant need ID within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; The present dry hot weather and sudden rain and cool atmosphere must have caused some ...

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    Default plant need ID

    The present dry hot weather and sudden rain and cool atmosphere must have caused some orchids to flower early. i saw this while trekking and wonder anyone can help ID. Thanks




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    Can't help with the name, but that is an awesome macro shot!

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    Can you give us some idea of size? And another shot of the plant itself would help. Thanks!

    For what it's worth, I'm thinking that maybe it's related to the Cleisostomas. Regrettably I have no familiarity with these.

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    Probably Robiquetia, maybe Roboquetia spathulata.

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    Lovely photography. I hope you get the name.

    cheers,
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    Robert, I also thik, it's a Robiquetia spathulata.

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    I agree with Kirk and Mietek it is Robiquetia spathulata endemic to South East Asia and the clone depicted here very beautiful.

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    Thank you Zainal.

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