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Comparettia falcata

This is a discussion on Comparettia falcata within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Comparttias are twig epiphytes found generally in the Caribbean area ; probably short-lived in nature- ...

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    Comparttias are twig epiphytes found generally in the Caribbean area ; probably short-lived in nature- as all twig epiphytes are. A bit variable, this one seems rather small flowered, but I keep trying different cultural methods in the hope of growing larger stronger plants , and maybe the flower size will improve if and when Iget there. The white thread ike things are of course aerial roots , and they seem quite happy, so maybe this is one I will succeed with.

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    Woha... that orchid is different. I like it, Geoff. Is it fragrant at all? You mention it is short lived, so I assume the flowers might be fragrant to attract the pollinators.

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    cool plant, never heard of these before. it's blooming, so you're doing something right.

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    New to me, quite nice Geoff!

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    Too cool! Haven't seen this one before either.

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    Lovely flowers, Geoff. They remind me of the flowers of many Utricularia.

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    Oh, my! What a lovely flower in such a striking color. Thanks for sharing!

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    New to me too. Bravo.

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    Really like this plant.

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