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thrixspermum centipeda, philippines

This is a discussion on thrixspermum centipeda, philippines within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; hi folks, this is a species im very fond of, although the blooms last only ...

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    hi folks,

    this is a species im very fond of, although the blooms last only 2 days or so.

    enjoy,
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    fantastic! love the way the petals and sepals all twine around...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bench72 View Post
    fantastic! love the way the petals and sepals all twine around...
    It looks like a sea animal. That is cool. Does it have many flowers at once?

    Cheers,
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    Ron, this is very pretty!!!! Hope it blooms more often...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    It looks like a sea animal. That is cool. Does it have many flowers at once?

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    it often has 2 flowers at the same time and i just caught the second one, but there is more spikes hanging down in a zigzagging shape and they produce flowers every now and then.

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    even nature has its mysteries, so much work for only two days!

    then, it deserves someone who looks much time to it. It is quite exotic. cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    It looks like a sea animal. That is cool. Does it have many flowers at once?

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    Exactly, it looks like a giant squid or octopus or a Kraken (hehe so it is mythologically beautiful)

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    hi,
    thanks for all the comments!
    i thought i would add another closeup from the killer squid, lol.
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    Nice! Looks different close-up.

    Cheers,
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