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Sarcoglottis Sceptrodes

This is a discussion on Sarcoglottis Sceptrodes within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I took this photo at my orchid society meeting. I was cleaning off my camera ...

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    I took this photo at my orchid society meeting. I was cleaning off my camera and found it. I thought it was an interesting looking orchid and wanted to share it here. It is not my orchid, so I will not be offended if someone doesn't like it ...lol! Enjoy if you can, not my cup of tea, but it is interesting.

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    First position...Praying Mantis.....lol Cool flower; my OH and I are debating what it looks more like...he votes for sea horse or alligator...I say Praying Mantis....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cjcorner View Post
    First position...Praying Mantis.....lol Cool flower; my OH and I are debating what it looks more like...he votes for sea horse or alligator...I say Praying Mantis....
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    Cool. You two made this fun. I see snakes or swan necks.

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    I was thinking one of the animal headed gods of ancient Egypt with its arms outstretched (each bloom)

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    I see sea horse as well. Green flowers are always so cool looking. I wonder what pollinates that creature in nature?

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    Very interesting. Connie, I agree; it does look like a praying mantis to me.

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    Orchids inspire the imagination....

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    sarcoglotti specloss (?) I have a redish one about to bloom. It's like old faithful, every year, no fuss. I just leave it alone and it just grows and bloooms with very little care. NGK

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    I see like somebody praying and asking something, very unique Bruce.

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    I have seen that not every orchid is drop dead beautiful. Some are unique and interesting and maybe that's enough. AL

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