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Lepanthes nycteris

This is a discussion on Lepanthes nycteris within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; A cool growing species from Bolivia (Cochabamba State) and Peru. The flowers are 15mm tall ...

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    Default Lepanthes nycteris

    A cool growing species from Bolivia (Cochabamba State) and Peru. The flowers are 15mm tall and 7mm wide. Plant size 4-5cm.






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    Love the shape/color of this one, Thomas. Isn't it amazing how these orchids have evolved to attract an insect to pollinate them? Great photos, also...Betty :-)

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    very stunning thomas!

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    Awesome! I so wish I could do the cool growers!

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    Cool Thomas, remind me like aliens, nice close up shot.

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    da na na na na na ..... PLEUROMAN! lol (to the tune of batman....=D)
    i love that one! yet again, dont i love all of your pleuros thomas?

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    Wonderful shield like structure and a color that seems rare in the wild.

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    Amazing bloom and plant, Thomas. WOW!

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