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Ancistrochilus rothschildianus

This is a discussion on Ancistrochilus rothschildianus within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Species from Africa a sympodial epiphytic plant with conical or pyriform pseudobulb, deciduous and long ...

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    Default Ancistrochilus rothschildianus

    Species from Africa a sympodial epiphytic plant with conical or pyriform pseudobulb, deciduous and long lasting flowers. Hope you all like it.
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    Love the cool lip on this orchid. It reminds me of the shoes I saw in India in a small town local market where we stopped. They had that big curve on the toe end of the shoe. haha...

    Great color too. What does the plant look like? I see what looks like a single leaf growing up from the center of the pot? Huge blooms on this spike.

    cheers,
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    Another beauty. If memory serves me right these grow from bulbs and have two leaves ????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Love the cool lip on this orchid. It reminds me of the shoes I saw in India in a small town local market where we stopped. They had that big curve on the toe end of the shoe. haha...

    Great color too. What does the plant look like? I see what looks like a single leaf growing up from the center of the pot? Huge blooms on this spike.

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    Thanks Bruce, the pseudobulb carry 2 broad lanceolate, loses leaves before it comes into flower, that one just the leave stump.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason-UK View Post
    Another beauty. If memory serves me right these grow from bulbs and have two leaves ????
    You are 100% right Jason, thanks.

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    outstanding orchid!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by walingwaling View Post
    outstanding orchid!!!
    Thanks Ron.

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    First time I've heard or seen an orchid in this genus. Awesome blooms. Thanks for sharing, Zainal.

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    Very nice.. The pbulbs look like Hershey's Kisses...

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    That is neat! What are its growing requirements?

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