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Catasetum discolor, shemale flower from Brazil

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    Default Catasetum discolor, shemale flower from Brazil

    Catasetum discolor shemale flower. Note the female flower of Catasetum discolor, and a different flower and exotic, with a soft perfume, an event unlikely to happen.

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    Great pictures and unusual orchids, never seen any like that before. Thanks.

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    the dome of the female in the last pic seems different from a normal female catasetum hood, there is a purple skirting. usually they are pure green, is it always like this for a discolor or just this one being bizarre?

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    Really interesting orchid blooms. Thanks for sharing them with us. Catasetum orchids are really unique.

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    Very interesting/

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