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Bulbophyllum praetervisum

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum praetervisum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Attached are the photos of Bulbophyllum praetervisum , an overlooked species close to B. Macranthum. ...

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    Attached are the photos of Bulbophyllum praetervisum , an overlooked species close to B. Macranthum. Note the photo , flower with the hook between the 2 dorsal sepals. However , B macranthum seems to have it too. The last photo is the handwritten name of the species by Dr. JJ vermeulen.
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    Hi Martin thanks for your photos actually it is identical to mine, feel great after manage to settle a problem. I already posted the same species under macaranthum previously but always in doubt because the flower even tougher than typical macaranthum.Anyway thanks a lots.Very nice bloom.

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    This is good knowledge. Thanks for sharing Martin.

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    Thanks Zainal for sharing your photos too !

    Thanks Mazlan . This is what we are here for .

    P o'Bryne found it in hulu Terengganu as well.

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    Very neat flower, Martin!

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    The flowers are gorgeous! Are these growing in the wild?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nebula_34 View Post
    The flowers are gorgeous! Are these growing in the wild?
    Thanks pavel and Adam. The plants is growing in the species section of a botanical garden.

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    thanks martin!
    its hard to tell from pix where the differences are, Dr. JJ Vermeulen should have it described.

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    Quote Originally Posted by walingwaling View Post
    thanks martin!
    its hard to tell from pix where the differences are, Dr. JJ Vermeulen should have it described.
    Welcome. It's hard. Maybe that's the reason why it was considered as an'overlooked' species because it is very similar to B. macrathum. B. praetervisum described only in 2002. When Dr. vermeulen was with us at the park he only pointed out to us to check on the hook between the 2 dorsal sepals.

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    Cool clicks Martin .. awesome looking flower .. mounted in a tree ?

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