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Bulbophyllum abbrevilabium

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum abbrevilabium within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I bought this on the first day of WOC and I have this in bloom ...

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    Default Bulbophyllum abbrevilabium

    I bought this on the first day of WOC and I have this in bloom today. Although the label reads Bulbophyllum abbrevilabium, I have some reservations. I will have to read more into the Epicranthes section to decide if its B.abbrevilabium or B.haniffii. Anyways, its B.abbrevilabium for now.




    Bulbophyllum abbrevilabium Carr 1932 SECTION Epicrianthes

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    Not a pretty flower, but very interestingly 'buggy' in appearance. Is it a stinker, Vincent?

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    It does, indeed, look very insect-like. Cool!

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    It looks like a cricket or something. Cool orchid, Vincent!

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    That is from the section Epicranthes where extra appendages grows out from the flower. It has no smell as yet.

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    incredible! i need to grow epicranthes, they are all stunning flowers.

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    congrats Vincent! hope you find its id.

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    Very interesting...love the little blooms it has..reminds me of our bee orchid...looks like a bee to attract bees to pollenate it...guess this might do the same thing ?

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