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Bulbophyllum apertum

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    Default Bulbophyllum apertum



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    What a beautiful, almost "sculptural" looking bloom.

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    Default Thank you very much.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lambert View Post
    What a beautiful, almost "sculptural" looking bloom.
    Merci, Lambert.

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    So cool! It looks like it is reaching up and out from the plant to show-off its bloom. So pretty!

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    Ver nice Nelson!! This is a new one for me and is being put on my wish list...thanks for enabling!

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    Sorry Nelson but your identification is wrong.

    The illustrated plant is Bulbophyllum ecornutoides, which was described by Wally Suarez and myself a couple of years back in the Australian Orchid Review.

    This another Philippines endemic.

    Bulbophyllum apertum has recently been found in the Philippines in Cotabato province in Mindanao.

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    Very nice species. I love the strange shape of the flower.

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    Very interesting flower in any event

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    Yes, very sculptural indeed. Reminds me of some of Richard Hunt's sculptures.Richard Hunt

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