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Renatherella histronica

This is a discussion on Renatherella histronica within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; a hot to grow Malaysian species...

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    Default Renatherella histronica

    a hot to grow Malaysian species
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    Have not seen this Renanthrella for a long time. I think the flowers have not fully opened? Tahanks for posting.

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    Now that's a cool one! Is this a Renanthera cross? Or is the Renanthrella a species of it's own? Thanks for sharing!

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    I love, love, love this one. I've never seen it before.

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    Very impressive and obviously not seen often. AL

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    wowza, what a cutie!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cjcorner View Post
    Now that's a cool one! Is this a Renanthera cross? Or is the Renanthrella a species of it's own? Thanks for sharing!
    It is a Genus by itself and my spelling was wrong - it should be Renantherella and as far as I am aware histrionica is the only one in this genus. I used to find them in the wild years ago but have not seen one in the wild for a long time. We used to refer to it as a Renanthera.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Naoki View Post
    I love, love, love this one. I've never seen it before.
    Me too! What cool orchid blooms. So unique!!

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    Yew, in the past, there was a second species calls Renantherella auyongii. I think you know this great Datuk from Kuching. Recently this species has been transfered to genus Rhenanthera, as Rhenanthera auyongii.
    Yes the flowers are still not full open.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    It is a Genus by itself and my spelling was wrong - it should be Renantherella and as far as I am aware histrionica is the only one in this genus. I used to find them in the wild years ago but have not seen one in the wild for a long time. We used to refer to it as a Renanthera.
    One of my first wild orchid frm jungle. Found them on floor, so many of them. Yes,they are still here, luckily

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