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Ascochilus leytensis, philippines

This is a discussion on Ascochilus leytensis, philippines within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; hi folks, this tiny cutie was originally collected in leyte by Wenzel in 1913. i ...

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    Default Ascochilus leytensis, philippines

    hi folks,
    this tiny cutie was originally collected in leyte by Wenzel in 1913. i believe no photograph's existed until now.

    cheers,
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    Ron this is such a cutie... do you have a photo of the whole plant?

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    Really nice!
    New to me too. I will love to see a plant photo if it is available.

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    Hi Ron, really rare species.

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    thanks guys!
    longest leaf is about 9cm long, plant resembles a smaller grosourdya or pteroceras philippinense.
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    Thanks Ron, like always your fingers compliments the beauty of the blooms

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    Ron,very cute,I think this is another short live flower? Still can see the algae on the leaves,is it high or lowland species?

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    Zainal, do you have some Malaysia native ascochilus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanhua View Post
    Zainal, do you have some Malaysia native ascochilus.
    Hi Mietek, I saw quite a number of similar leaves in the jungle at the level of 3000 feet with multiples flower spikes, might me this are the same species, I saw many strange monopodial but most of them short live.

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    Ron that's very cute

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