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Chelonistele sulphurea

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    Default Chelonistele sulphurea

    This is related to Coelogyne . It blooms from a newly developing growth with a spike of spicy fragrant flowers that are 1" wide. The plant stands about 8" tall with a single lance-shaped leaf. It is native to W. Malaysia to The Philippines. The petals curl. I had the mother plant in bloom in Aug. This is a division of that plant, not sure if mother plant is also in bloom.








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    Very pretty Ron, I will hunt this plant later, I like the orange lip.

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    wish I could go out orchid hunting...actually I can for there are a few terrestrials in this area.

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    Pretty Ron! That is very lovely, I like the last picture.

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    Wow, this is a nice one... love the lip and contrasting opaque tepals. it kinda makes me think of what a coelogyne crossed with a dendrochilum would look like

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    Very nice. I love seeing people's nice pics of orchids that I have never even heard of!

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    Very elegant..yet very strange at the same time. Nice one, Ron!

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    Oh, I love the curly at the back of the booms! It is so whimsical!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Oh, I love the curly at the back of the booms! It is so whimsical!

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    Glad you like that feature. It took me a long time with a very small curling iron to get them just right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    Glad you like that feature. It took me a long time with a very small curling iron to get them just right.
    You are so bad, Ron. BAD. LOL Thanks for the giggle.

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