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Ascocentrum himalayicum

This is a discussion on Ascocentrum himalayicum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; very nice small flowers.The plants look more like an Holcoglossum, but the flowers are total ...

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    Default Ascocentrum himalayicum

    very nice small flowers.The plants look more like an Holcoglossum, but the flowers are total different. Native to China.
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    The leaves on this orchid are so interesting! I like the blooms too, but the orchid plant itself it awesome. Is the bloom fragrant?

    cheers,
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    No BD, no frangrant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanhua View Post
    No BD, no frangrant.
    Thanks. I guess the vibrant color is all it needs to attract a pollinator. Really nice.

    cheers,
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    The foliage form was unexpected ... I like it.

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    Very nice color and unique leaves. Thanks for sharing this Mietek .

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    Lovely blooms, and very interesting foliage for an Asctm. I would love to see this crossed with Actm miniatum, even if just to see how the foliage would be.

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    Lots of color and as has already been stated, those are neat leaves. Nice to see you were still able to take it outside this time of year. AL

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    It will be on my wish list. Lovely.

    FYI, it is Ascocentrum himalaicum per Kew and IPNI. (without a y)

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    Very pretty.Unusual foliage for an ascocentrum . Have not seen this before. Thanks for posting

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