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Bulbo sulawesii

This is a discussion on Bulbo sulawesii within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Found on the island of sulawesi in Indonesia. A sequential bloomer. With a not so ...

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    Default Bulbo sulawesii

    Found on the island of sulawesi in Indonesia. A sequential bloomer. With a not so lovely fragrance, LOL. Flower about 5". A good blooming this year with three spikes going.




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    Amazing.

    Are there not lots of orchids endemic to Sulawesii? I'm sure there is a good story behind why this one got the name of the island.

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    Cool form, the second pic looks like a witches face.
    Connie

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    For the 2nd pic I was going to say:

    "Mom! He stuck his tongue out at me!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrobert View Post
    Amazing.

    Are there not lots of orchids endemic to Sulawesii? I'm sure there is a good story behind why this one got the name of the island.
    I imagine there are quite a few. I have a dend from that island as well. Dend suluwesiense. I would imagine the name is given to ones that are indigenous only to that island and not the rest of Indonesia.

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    Very cute Ron

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    See, when I see certain Vanda flowers I think they are sticking their tongue out, too. Interesting.... lol

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    This is fantastic! the shape is cool with the dangly legs, the colours is fantasticand bright.. and as for the scent... very intriguing!

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    Very nice!

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