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Bulbophyllum fascinator

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum fascinator within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Bulbophyllum fascinator (Rolfe) Rolfe, Bot. Mag. 134: t. 8199 (1908). Managed to shoot this pic ...

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    Default Bulbophyllum fascinator


    Bulbophyllum fascinator (Rolfe) Rolfe, Bot. Mag. 134: t. 8199 (1908).
    Managed to shoot this pic before someone actually bought it under my nose. Picture taken at a nursery.

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    Wow, thanks for the perspective. I never realized that this was such a big flower.

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    Very cool bloom! I have always liked this orchid. The photo makes the bloom look so large, but in my experience, it is not so large as this appears.

    Cheers,
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    This is large

    I've seen the regular ones, but this one is pretty huge.

    Cheers
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    That's awesome!

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    I have seen this species in the Philippines and the flowers are up to 25 cm (10 inches) long. It is known to occur in northern Mindanao.

    Jim Cootes

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimec View Post
    I have seen this species in the Philippines and the flowers are up to 25 cm (10 inches) long. It is known to occur in northern Mindanao.

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    It is very impressive!
    Cheers,
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    Wow!! That is really huge and makes the detailing on the bloom easily visible. Thanks for sharing Vincent.

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    The flower in the pic is around that length from top to tip.

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