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What's My Orchid Name?

This is a discussion on What's My Orchid Name? within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This little guy opened a day or so ago but with all the rain and ...

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    Default What's My Orchid Name?

    This little guy opened a day or so ago but with all the rain and nasty weather, I didn't get out for its photo op. So, what's my name.... anybody????? It is pretty easy so just play along.






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    OK guys and gals... 15 people have viewed this and no guesses....I'm keeping count! Come on it isn't that hard. Look closely at the flower.... what does it remind you of? Something that some people in another part of the world wear.... now what's my name?????

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    I'll be first in - Den. bedroomslippers var. gaudy?

    Scrubber

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    Hehe, Dendro bedroomslippers.... you make me smile
    Is it Bulbo frostii?
    Last edited by Paph; June 8th, 2010 at 05:22 AM.

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    I agree **ith Paph, it's Bulbophylum frostii

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    Default I'm guessing...

    They look like little dutch shoes to me. You know - the wooden kind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truong_hoangthao View Post
    I agree **ith Paph, it's Bulbophylum frostii
    You got it! It is also know by its syn Bulbophyllum bootanoides. It is a little 'Dutch Shoe Orchid' from Viet Nam.

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    Talking Yeah, baby!

    Alright! (Although shouldn't it come from Holland instead of Vietnam?):

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    Your plant looks like small shoes or two aliens driving their own space craft.

    I like this specimen of yours, they are beautiful and attractive.

    Thanks for sharing this magnificent species.

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