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This is a discussion on a highland excursion within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; a highland excursion 1000 meter above sea level and saw a few variety of orchids. ...

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    a highland excursion 1000 meter above sea level and saw a few variety of orchids. I'm still a starter and id will be most welcome.

    with high humidity and cool temp the forest support a very diversified of plants-palms, mosses, ferns, orchids and pitcher plants.




    Early morning humidity and temperature in my room.


    orchids that i came across.












    Bulbo. elongatum. The flower photo (3rd) was found growing in one of the houses of local resident.






    2 type of terresterial found to grow in the open as well as heavy shaded forest.




    Thanks for viewing and comments.

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    Wow! What a wonderful trek - thanks for taking us along!

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    I love seeing orchids growning naturally, it's gives a new perspective on them. Thanks so much. - martha

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    I second Teena, its fascinating to see orchids in their natural habitat. Such unique photos.

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    Thanks for sharing your adventure with us! I too love seeing photos of orchids in their natural setting.

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    nice pictures Robert. Is it a forest and orchids from Sabah?

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    wow! really enjoy ur adventure.keep posting

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    I saw a rhipsalis in the first picture.
    Great shots...wonderful adventure! Thanks for sharing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanhua View Post
    nice pictures Robert. Is it a forest and orchids from Sabah?
    Hello Lanhua, it was from sarawak's Kelabit highland. It was a huge area with the highest point Mt Murud at 7,940 feet. I hope to return and cover different area.

    Thanks everyone for viewing.

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