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Trixpermum sp.

This is a discussion on Trixpermum sp. within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is my first orchid photo post in this forum . These will be photos ...

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    Default Trixpermum sp.

    This is my first orchid photo post in this forum. These will be photos from my own collection. Some of the plants are still with me and others (due to my naivety and other circumstances) are gone to orchid's heaven
    This is a Trixpermum sp. The plant is very tiny (~ 3cm) the bloom is 1cm. It blooms for only half a day but I like the uniqueness of it's shape.

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    Thanks for looking.

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    I took one look at your cool flower and backed the page up to see where you live. I love seeing the orchids grown far away! We get to see such unique flowers here. Thanks for sharing.

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    very nice species, I like it.

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    So cute.......

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    one of my favorites,
    its thrixspermum acuminatissimum.

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    How unfortunate the flower is so short lived -- it is lovely!

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    Thanks Ron for the ID.
    Thanks everybody for looking.

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    Ron, I don't think so.
    Mazlan, could you put in a picture of the whole plant. Is the fragrancy very strong?

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    Cool bloom. Looks like a spider of some kind. I like it!

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    You are sure this is an orchid ? looks like something out of one of my nightmares after eating too much cheese before bedtime ( my Grandma would have said).
    Only joking.
    It really is quite extraordinary . But I must confess I opened up the thread confusing Thrixspermum with another genus . I don't think I have ever seen a Thrixspermum before .
    I guess that they are not very commercial orchids - which makes it hard for enthusiasts like me, living far away from thier origin to obtain them.

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