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Encyclia Phoenicea

This is a discussion on Encyclia Phoenicea within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Actually, to my thinking, the two encyclias look very much alike. Lip on the phoenicea ...

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    Actually, to my thinking, the two encyclias look very much alike. Lip on the phoenicea is more pink than rose. Sepals are also a rusty/rose hue. The one thing I DO like is the CHOCOLATE fragrance that the enc. phoenicea has...Betty

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    You only have to be shut up in a car for three hours on a sunny day to remember cordigera forever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Saar View Post
    You only have to be shut up in a car for three hours on a sunny day to remember cordigera forever.
    Sounds a bit like the Zygos lol

    Gabriella, it is a beauty, but i cannot add my opinion, as i have never grown either of the two species before!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Saar View Post
    You only have to be shut up in a car for three hours on a sunny day to remember cordigera forever.
    Oh, how true! Betty

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    Stunning hot pink!
    Alex

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Saar View Post
    You only have to be shut up in a car for three hours on a sunny day to remember cordigera forever.
    Bravo, Michael - you made me laugh!

    I would, however, rather be locked up in a hot car with an E. cordigera for 3 DAYS rather than with this for three minutes.

    Saw, and smelled this Bulbophyllum at the Orchid Conservatory yesterday. I know you'll know the taxonomy - I call it Bulbophyllum stinkyum - ughhhhhh! (But such a pretty bloom!)

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