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Bulbophyllum arfakianum

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum arfakianum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I want to share with you with this unique bulbo just opened about a week ...

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    Default Bulbophyllum arfakianum

    I want to share with you with this unique bulbo just opened about a week ago the pattern and shape of this species exactly like serpent.Hope you enjoy it.
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    Another view.
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    Very striking! love it. is this one of the stinkers as well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by satishsherikar View Post
    Very striking! love it. is this one of the stinkers as well?
    So far no smell at all, that is a good thing maybe the pollinator like insects they have special sense to pollinate this species.Thanks.

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    Excellant pictures, Zain! (And a very interesting orchid as well!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    Excellant pictures, Zain! (And a very interesting orchid as well!)
    Thank you very much pavel.Zain.

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    Excellant flower! And patterned like a snake...very cool!

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    What an interesting flower, is it fully opened? And really great shots as well!

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    Definitely on the wild side and yes your right Zain, this looks like something you would see at a serpentarium. Fascinating orchid. AL

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    Cool orchid bloom, Zain. I like the patterns on the bloom.

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