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Biermannia calcarata

This is a discussion on Biermannia calcarata within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I'm happy to have this tiny, cute species in my collection. It's native to China ...

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    Default Biermannia calcarata

    I'm happy to have this tiny, cute species in my collection. It's native to China and Vietnam
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    That's a cute one! You do seem to have a wonderful collection of botanicals.

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    Cutie ! I think it must be some German who must have named it. (Last fall I saw many Bier men at the Munich Oktober fest LOL.)

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    lovely crystalline quality to the flower!!

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    I love the sparkles too. Very cute bloom.

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    Nice little thing: would be happy too

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    Nice plant: was wondering too how the name came about (LOL)

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    with such a name, it must be nice! plant itself looks very much like pteroceras or phal.

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    Ron, this is also monopodial species also similar to e.g. Pteroceras, but this plant is much smaller then e.g. Pteroceras teres or unquicullatum, which you for sure know. I think Biermania include in total 6 species growing in Malaysia, China, Vietnam and India.

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