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Pleurothalis niveoglobula

This is a discussion on Pleurothalis niveoglobula within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; The name means "snowball" and it really has crystal white globular shaped flowers. It was ...

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    Default Pleurothalis niveoglobula

    The name means "snowball" and it really has crystal white globular shaped flowers.
    It was pretty hard to capture as the flower is only about 1mm.
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    Nice photos! I never bother to photograph mine because the flowers are so tiny but it is in bloom all the time, maybe someday I will give it a try...

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    I like the last photo so cute exactly like a ball.

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    Great shots Branka! Love the macro view...its another reason to buy a macro lens for orchid growers!

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    Branka great orchid and photos as usual. Curious question about the flowers, do you think that it traps the pollinating insect in its the globe?

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    Quote Originally Posted by swtheory1986 View Post
    Curious question about the flowers, do you think that it traps the pollinating insect in its the globe?
    Hard to say, but I'm already thinking about how it pollinating, flower is fully open...maybe someone else would know....

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    Is it a self-pollinator? the flowers of Bulbophyllum pygmaeum only open a little bit like that because its a self pollinator. WACKY

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    Your photos of this orchid are excellent, Branka. Really cute little bloom.

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