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Restrepia chocoensis

This is a discussion on Restrepia chocoensis within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This species has unique growths(leaves) for Restrepia....

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    Default Restrepia chocoensis

    This species has unique growths(leaves) for Restrepia.
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    Interesting ... I've never seen a Restrepia quite like that

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    neat... looks like a restrepia with legs

    Tom, what do u mean with 'unique' growths?

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    Tim, look at the leaf shape of this plant. It has long terete leaves while all other Restrepia species have broad leaves. It would not surprise me if they move this one out of Restrepia, either to a separate genus or to Myoxanthus.
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    cute little bugger, with a tiny yellow face...at least i can see it.

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    oh yes... can see that now that you pointed it out... thanks for the edumacation

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    That is really an odd bloom. I like it. And- thanks for the additional information. It is really nice to learn more about different orchids and their placements.

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