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Encyclia granitica, from Brazil

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    Default Encyclia granitica, from Brazil

    Me and Encyclia granitica, know this amazing orchid that blooms once a year, with green flowers and smell pleasant. This is Enciclya me for more than 06 six years.

    Orchid of large size, which I have is about 80 cm and produces flower stalks with more than 40 flowers about 3cm.

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    Your orchids are fabulous. I love these. I hope my small ones get as nice as yours.

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    Well done sir!, and a Encyclia that I have never seen before has really peaked my interest. AL

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    Nice specimen orchid, Rui!

    cheers,
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    I love your orchid set up behind you. The photos are great. Lovely.

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    yesss finally after much research i found out the real name...a plant was labelled as "ionosma" but the owner wasnt sure and after researching i found it to be wrong...then i thought it was "oncidiiodes' which was close....then the owner remembered "selligera" after many months...now im sure its a synonym of
    'granitica'...plants are in bloom now...once a year...very fragrant and robust...insects love the blooms...despite having 15 spikes on one plant...one was good enough to send to the Barbados Orchid show which will be this weekend

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    Good luck at the show - let us know how that goes, please.

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    ^Yes!!

    Awesome specimen there! Never seen one of these.

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