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Xylobium variegatum

This is a discussion on Xylobium variegatum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is a cool to intermediate species found in wet mountain forests of part of ...

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    Default Xylobium variegatum

    This is a cool to intermediate species found in wet mountain forests of part of Central and South America. It is not frequently seen in collections. I grow it with my Maxillaria but in Sphag.






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    You continue to amaze me. I love the peach and crimson coloring.

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    because it flowers beneath the leaves, I almost missed it blooming. I see a second spike also forming.

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    they are lovely little blooms.

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    Such lovely, hidden little flowers - Are they fragrant?

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    It almost looks like a bulbo and a gongora had a baby!

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    Quote Originally Posted by clintdawley View Post
    It almost looks like a bulbo and a gongora had a baby!
    I thought they look more like a Lycaste plant crossed with an Eria flower

    Bruce, unfortunately, they are non fragrant

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    Color is lovely.

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