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Bulbophyllum saltatorium

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum saltatorium within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; wow, it reminds me of the Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia) flower...

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    wow, it reminds me of the Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia) flower

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    wow, fantastic plant there, love it Geoff!

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    A weird and scary looking black orchid.

    I bet that this species is a stinker?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilsDC View Post
    A weird and scary looking black orchid.

    I bet that this species is a stinker?
    Not noticeably, but remember that even if there are 300 flowers on the plant, only a few would be at the right stage on any day, and they are very small. Maybe a fly can detect the odour if any , but I haven't noticed it.

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