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Identification of this flowering plant

This is a discussion on Identification of this flowering plant within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; Hi all, im a new one and interest with orchid, but don't have many experience ...

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    Default Identification of this flowering plant

    Hi all, im a new one and interest with orchid, but don't have many experience with the ID. could someone help to identify this? looks like an orchid but the flower (?) looks different. The habitat nearly 3000mtrs in the cold area
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    note : this is my first posting, sorry if any mistakes (wrong forum, size etc)
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    Hello and welcome!

    Could you post a close up of the bloom?

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    Orchid yes, seems to be genus Mediocalcar, perhaps Mediocalcar bifolium (from New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, cool to cold growing, altitude to 2600m at least).

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    Welcome from Florida! I would go with Kirk as he knows more then I would!

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    thanks all, the species come from Papua, at the highland.
    Hi Harvey, attached the close up, the best as I could so far, need to buy good camera
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    Thanks for the flower close up. Certainly an unusual form!

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