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Diaphananthe bidens

This is a discussion on Diaphananthe bidens within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I bought this orchids because of the plant shape and to be honest, I've never ...

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    Default Diaphananthe bidens

    I bought this orchids because of the plant shape and to be honest, I've never bee hearing before this name. Now my plant is flowering, not stunning by I like such small flowers. Even one of few African orchid in my collection.
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    Hi Mietek.
    Very interesting never heard about this species, at first glance it's look like Trico zolingeriana,I like the flower very strange any smell?

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    no so far, no smell.

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    This African orchid is not commonly seen in collections, unlike the Angraecum. I think at one time they were called Rhipidoglossum. I like the flowers. Thanks for posting.

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    Cool flowers! Thank you for putting a picture showing the plant, too. I was not familiar with this species either.

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    Very interesting species! Thanks for sharing.

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    Yew, I'm not so familar with African orchids, but you are right, common in the collection are Angraecum or Aeranthes species, but in Africa are growing much more interessting orchids.

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    It is delicate and quite pretty...Thanks for the picture...Betty :-)

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    very lovely this one!

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    Lovely one mietek ...

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