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    Default Please ID these Orchids

    Hi, I made some nice photos of orchids, but would need to know the names of these two types.

    There are two photos of a type with white-threaded blossoms, and there is one photo with a type having red long hanging blossoms.
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    They are both Bulbophyllums. The first one looks like. Bulb. medusae. I'm not an expert at Bulbos, so not sure about the second one.

    Susan

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    I agree with Susan. The first is Bulbo medusae. I am not sure about the second though it looks very familiar. Check out the bulbo threads here and see if you can find it.

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    The last picture appears to be a hybrid, Bulbophyllum Elizabeth Ann or something very similar to it.
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    Great answers, thanks to everyone!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SvenLittkowski View Post
    Hi, I made some nice photos of orchids, but would need to know the names of these two types.

    There are two photos of a type with white-threaded blossoms, and there is one photo with a type having red long hanging blossoms.
    The white-threaded is Bulbophyllum medusae. Seems he had a bad hair day.

    The other one is beautiful, but I don't know the name.

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    They are BOTH unusual and beautiful, Sven. Thanks for posting them on this forum! Betty :-)

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    Thanks again for help and nice comments. :-)

    I try to get the plants of those both, so I can grow them by myself. That's why I need to know their names.

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    the medusea is so going on the wish list!

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