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My terrestrial orchid

This is a discussion on My terrestrial orchid within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Currently blooming Plocoglottis javanica Malaxis calophylla...

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    Smile My terrestrial orchid

    Currently blooming

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    Malaxis calophylla



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    Awesome, I love the foliage! its one of those jewel orchids where the flowers are insignificant....Great job!

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    I love the shape of the flowers!

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    the color of the leave is wonderful!

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    how nice, something different!!!

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    Oh, how did I miss these orchids! Wow. Such cuties! I really like the blooms on the second orchid, the Malaxis calophylla. The color really is very nice.

    Cheers

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    Actually, Malaxis is not a member of the jewel orchid group, or the Goodyerinae. Malaxis is allied instead to Liparis and Oberonia.

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    why cant people just appreciate the symplistic beauty of orchids? sure, add any info, but please dont just leave it at that

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    Appreciating the beauty of orchids is one thing and I'm all for it, but inaccurate identifications and the like- whether deliberate or unintentional- is another. Try to imagine a world where people who know better do not share what they know.

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    im not saying its bad to correct it, it just seems to me that you only care about correcting it. What i am trying to say, is just a small compliment can go a long way
    No hard feelings?

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