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Habenaria species

This is a discussion on Habenaria species within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Originally Posted by walingwaling Im quite certain its Habenaria hystrix, based on the short hairs ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by walingwaling View Post
    Im quite certain its Habenaria hystrix, based on the short hairs on the inflorescence. It is also recorded from Borneo and widespread in the Philippines.
    Ron thank you very much for the ID very strange flower indeed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zainal abidin View Post
    This species is native to Selangor Peninsular Malaysia deep inside the jungle near the waterfall growing over the leaf litter about 200 Kilometer from my location.The flower lasting for more than 2 weeks I kept the plants near the Phaius so everyday without a fail when I watering the plants I will observe the spike and buds till it open for me. Thanks Maura.
    Zain, did you find this yourself????? I'm so impressed that you know exactly where it is from. Makes want to take a trip to Malaysia even more than I already do!

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    Very unique and interesting sp this one. Does it has any smell?

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    It does indeed look like little praying manthis ... but still amazing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mauraec View Post
    Zain, did you find this yourself????? I'm so impressed that you know exactly where it is from. Makes want to take a trip to Malaysia even more than I already do!
    Hi Maura my close friend found this he told me the location and ask me to follow him unfortunately I cant go cause very tight schedule for me maybe later.I love to explore the jungle and every time I see the new species I will photograph and keep into the file for reference in the future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by abiom View Post
    Very unique and interesting sp this one. Does it has any smell?
    Hi abiom I sniffed but cant detect any scent at all. Thanks.

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    Thanks everybody for viewing and give a nice comments.

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    What fascinating blooms! Strange orchid for sure!
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