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Bulbo levanae

This is a discussion on Bulbo levanae within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; The SECTION Lepidorhiza has many similar species and I find it difficult to tell them ...

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    Default Bulbo levanae

    The SECTION Lepidorhiza has many similar species and I find it difficult to tell them apart unless I have them blooming at the same time and have the descriptions in front of me. I believe this to be levanae. Most in this section are "fragrant" but not pleasantly...this one is not too bad though. I had to stick my nose in the flower and inhale deeply before I vomited.

    This one hails from the Philippines. It is a warm grower.


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    Wow - that one looks dangerous! Very 'sharp'. Nice!

    Cheers,
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    Wow, another amazing Bulbo!!! Awesome colour and really quite an intriguing 'tongue'!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    I had to stick my nose in the flower and inhale deeply before I vomited.
    LOL! You just have to love them... Great colour!

    Helena

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