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Ornithochillus deformis

This is a discussion on Ornithochillus deformis within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Bought it out of bloom few years ago, thinking its another Phal species....

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    Default Ornithochillus deformis

    Bought it out of bloom few years ago, thinking its another Phal species.
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    What a strange and cool bloom! Thanks for sharing it.

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    Very unusual but really pretty at the same time.

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    very well bloomed...I love the labellum on these!

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    I did the same thing , think it was listed as a Phal. at one time . mine is is spike . Neat plant and picture .. Gin

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    great bloom

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    very interesting flowers, I think I would have made the same mistake and been ok with it!

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    SUPRISE! I rather like it.

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    Mine's in spike right now -- though still a ways from blooming.

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    There is a lighter variety of this one. Its growing right next the red one but the main plant died last year. Now there is a small keiki sprouted from the base. I read that there is a Orni. deformis and Orni. fuscus. I'm not sure which is which...

    Here is the pic of the lighter var. taken last year.
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