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Telipogon davidsonii

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    Default Telipogon davidsonii

    Peruvian species from high elevations, 2600-3500m. Flower size 2.5-3cm. Plant size 10-12cm. Cool grower. The flowers are very long lasting, two to three months. First pic from May, the rest from July 12.








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    This species is new to me. The flowers are fascinating. Good job with the photos.

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    Lovely! Really like the veining on the petals.

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    :o wow, it's so beautiful!!! the last picture looks like and eye! hehehe I love it!

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    I meant an alien eye hahaha!

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    So beautiful and weird... love the closeup of the "eye"....

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    another superb one, and becoming my favorite genus in your collection!
    interesting column, how bizarre and wonderful!

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    wicked sweet beautiful flower...looks like it came from the imagination of Alex Grey
    LOVE it

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    Thank you, Thomas! I have seen Telipogon pictured many times but never with such an exquisite detailed close-up before.

    Does anyone happen to know if that "hook" in front of the "eye" is indeed used as a hook in some fashion?

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    Thank you all for the comments!

    The function of the hook is to attract pollinators and as landing aid...

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