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Hofmeisterella eumicroscopica

This is a discussion on Hofmeisterella eumicroscopica within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Miniature species from Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru and Bolivia in cloud forests at elevations of ...

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    Default Hofmeisterella eumicroscopica

    Miniature species from Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru and Bolivia in cloud forests at elevations of 1800-2950m.

    It grows in lichens on small branches exposed to sun. High humidity and cool conditions is essential. Plant size 2.5cm. Flower size 10-12mm.

    Hofmeisterella is a monotypic genus closely related to Telipogon, Trichoceros and Stellilabium and is rarely seen in cultivation.








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    You don't see this one often. Very cool!

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    It looks like it came from another planet!
    Awesome!

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    Sweet! Thank you, Thomas -- this is one I have never seen before!

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    wow, love the side shots and can see "alien-like" stuff, cool!

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    Looks like it should be growing on the ocean floor.

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    i love it.... you have such truly amazing collections.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moosecakes View Post
    It looks like it came from another planet!
    Awesome!
    hahah.. I would have to agree. Lovely!!

    Cheers,
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    Really unusual and nice

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