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Bulbophyllum cheiri

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum cheiri within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Another bulb need to share with you apparently so many buds come out only 3 ...

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    Default Bulbophyllum cheiri

    Another bulb need to share with you apparently so many buds come out only 3 come to final stage.
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    really nice....and new to me too....never came across this one. thanks for sharing

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    Quote Originally Posted by catasetum-ian View Post
    really nice....and new to me too....never came across this one. thanks for sharing
    Thanks you are welcome.

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    Looks a bit dark and dangerous. I like it!

    Cheers,
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    Very nice Zain, the 3rd shot looks like a trident....

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    Salam En. Zainal, This look very scary but I am sure it smells good .

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    nice, seems to attract that certain kind of wasp.

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    i recently acquired this kind at the local flea market last week with 2 buds, and one of the buds opened yesterday, tried to take a clearer picture by touching the stalk i was surprised when suddenly the lip retracted. does the lip really retracts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by boyong View Post
    i recently acquired this kind at the local flea market last week with 2 buds, and one of the buds opened yesterday, tried to take a clearer picture by touching the stalk i was surprised when suddenly the lip retracted. does the lip really retracts?
    Boy, I think the position of the flower slightly upright, otherwise when you cut the flower then it will follow the gravity. Congrats you have this species I saw Nelson photos totally different from Malaysia variety. Nice if you can post yours. Thanks.

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    Hi Zainal,

    I believe your plant is Bulbophyllum megalanthum.

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