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View Poll Results: how do you see this plant aesthetically?

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  • the leaves are gorgeous!(more than the flower)

    6 10.34%
  • the flowers are lovely!

    13 22.41%
  • exotic! i'd love to have one.

    32 55.17%
  • too chunky looking..

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a ground orchid. can somebody help identify this?

This is a discussion on a ground orchid. can somebody help identify this? within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; From NUEVA VISCAYA, carries up to 5 3-5in flowers. not sure what species it belongs ...

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    Default a ground orchid. can somebody help identify this?

    From NUEVA VISCAYA, carries up to 5 3-5in flowers. not sure what species it belongs to. This one is very hardy.
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    Jade.....I think it looks like Acanthephippium ...Its a beautiful flower.
    zain
    Last edited by zainal abidin; October 3rd, 2008 at 10:35 PM. Reason: sorry for mistake

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    It's an interesting looking ground orchid. I have about three with none of them looking anything like yours. A neighbore of mine has something that looks like a giant ground orchid growing in her yard....some day I need to stop and ask her what it is.
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    I voted 'exotic'. The happy-looking flowers make me smile. What is the culture like?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zainal abidin View Post
    Jade.....I think it looks like Acanthephippium ...Its a beautiful flower.
    zain
    I agree, I do have one of these too.

    And also have the other one which is mostly yellow.

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    I voted that I would love to have one.

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    I voted that I would love to have one.

    Cheers,
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    What?? You didn't say it looked Alien?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diane View Post
    What?? You didn't say it looked Alien?
    Lol. Was not a choice.


    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diane View Post
    What?? You didn't say it looked Alien?
    Bruce WANTED to say that heeheehee. Neat looking little creature. I bet a garden full would be cool.

    Tami

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    Quote Originally Posted by zainal abidin View Post
    Jade.....I think it looks like Acanthephippium ...Its a beautiful flower.
    zain
    thanks Zain, I'll be verifying this. by the way i also saw your orchid photos, very nice!

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