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Trichoglottis retusa

This is a discussion on Trichoglottis retusa within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Sabah, an province on Borneo island is very rich in Trichoglottis. More then 24 species ...

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    Sabah, an province on Borneo island is very rich in Trichoglottis. More then 24 species were reported until now. On of them is Trichoglottis retusa with cute yellow flowers.
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    Those are cute! From your picture, looks like it has a climbing habit, yes?

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    Great flowers Mietek! Is it from the roadsinde vendor? Borneo is indeed very reech of Trichoglottis. 3 new species are described in the actual Malesian Orchid Jornal Vol. 4.

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    oh, love it mietek!!!
    is it fragrant?

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    Cool blooms. Looks like it would be fragrant. And that would make it even better!

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    Hi Pavel, not this Trichoglotis is not an climbing plant. It's growing upright, the roots stick to the bark and hold the plant.

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    lovely trich.... i will be on a lookout for one of these.

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    Last week I just got Vol.4 of Malesian Orchid Journal and found there a article of Timothy Choltco. The plant I've posted here is rename and , calls now, in honour of Mr. Dwayne Lowder, Virginia, Trichoglottis lowderiana.

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    I like this genus very much! I have Trichoglottis brachiata and still waiting for its blooming!

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