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Warning !Ugly Ugly !

This is a discussion on Warning !Ugly Ugly ! within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Reminds me of the old 1950's movie 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'... That is pretty ...

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    Reminds me of the old 1950's movie 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'...

    That is pretty ugly for a Coryanthes bud... usually they are wierd, but not like that! Great species too, look forward to seeing it in bloom!

    -Pat

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    That is nasty!!! Fast forward to the flowers please

    It does remind me of chrysalis or body snatcher stuff...

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    Wowie... looks like a fat caterpillar, watch out! ( )


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ania View Post
    This are some cool looking buds! Can't wait to see the flowers! It looks to me like a chrysalis of some kind. Are you growing some butterflies there, Gin?

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    I agree with Ania. My first impression was that of a chrysalis or wasp pupa.

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    Ugh! Where is the Pepto Bismol???

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    Here you go Bill
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    Not so ugly, just opening .
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    What the hell pollinates this guy - a Boeing 747???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Piper View Post
    What the hell pollinates this guy - a Boeing 747???

    McJulie
    ...no, bigger... Boeing 777...

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    It looks like one of the charactors from Star Wars,
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