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Pteroceras longicalcareum, philippines

This is a discussion on Pteroceras longicalcareum, philippines within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; hi folks, another endemic to the philippines, very strong fragrance. cheers,...

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    Default Pteroceras longicalcareum, philippines

    hi folks,

    another endemic to the philippines, very strong fragrance.

    cheers,
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    This is amazing Ron, this goes straight to my wish list. The lip on this one reminds me of a matchstick.

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    hi Ron, how r u? It is fragrant? what the scent smell like?

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    Lovely! How big is your plant?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PurpleLotus View Post
    hi Ron, how r u? It is fragrant? what the scent smell like?
    im fine darren, thanks.
    scent is on the sweet side and a bit spicy, cant find anything in comparison, sorry.

    @tom
    plant ranges from 20-30 cm, branching out, pendulous growing and spike can reach more than 1 mtr, from where it blooms every 3-4 months or so, until it turns brown.
    it resembles a bit the malleola/cleisostoma habit.

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    Very nice plant! Another native of ours that also adds to my wish list

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    I want one too!

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    Thanks, Ron. It is a lot bigger than I thought.

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    Lovely! awesome blooms! How big are the flowers?

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    Hi Ron, I'm wondering, that so many flowers are open at the same time.

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