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Coelogyne nitida

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    Here are some pics of my Coelogyne nitida. I was not able to get better pictures of the flowers as they were hiding behind the leaves It had ~6 spikes, but very short-lived (maybe because of the hot Bangalore summer) and the new growth came from the "spikes". Tried to capture the "two little hearts" on the lip, but was not very successful.
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    Lovely species.

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    Those are very pretty! Great job!

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    Nice pix Satish.

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    Satish, this one is beautiful. I like it.

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    Nice blooms. I always like elegant white blooms. I see the hearts. Like a mirror.

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    nice one.... need more coelogyne in my collection.

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    lovely bloom!

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    Thanks, folks! This is one of my first Coelogynes. Got one more autumn blooming one (fuscescens). Coel. nitida is a very compact plant (rhizomes are pretty closely packed, about 6-8in tall) and has a sweet fragrance to it as well. The only problem being the flowers are not very long lasting.

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