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Jumellea cormorensis

This is a discussion on Jumellea cormorensis within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I posted a thread back when I mounted this - it has really been an ...

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    Default Jumellea cormorensis

    I posted a thread back when I mounted this - it has really been an easy going plant and it already has it's first ever flower (you can kind of see a wine glass for scale). The species epithet is a reference to the bird. It likes a bit bright it seems and gets sprayed with water once a day. Nothing like a fun easy plant to make you happy!

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    wow, fantastic looking flower!

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    amazing.... i thought the long white thing is the spike but its actually part of the flower,
    interesting.

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    That is unique! I like it.

    Cheers,
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    Really Nice! Bill

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    Lol it is really amusing me too - the spur on the flower is 2/3 as long as the whole plant and is about 2 times longer than the spike.

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    Mabuhay!

    I want something like that in my collection.

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    it's gorgeous indeed.

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    a beauty... i wish i'd taken better care of mine which is now in orchid heaven... but yeah awesome plant and flower!

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    Actually the species isnt cormorensis. Its Jumellea comorensis, in reference to its origin.

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