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Mediocalcar decoratum?

This is a discussion on Mediocalcar decoratum? within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I'm not sure if it's decoratum. Somebody can help? I like this tiny flowers, unfortunatelly, ...

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    Default Mediocalcar decoratum?

    I'm not sure if it's decoratum. Somebody can help?
    I like this tiny flowers, unfortunatelly, this time, just one.
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    I'm nowhere near an expert on these, but based on the flower and the foliage that's what I would say it is.



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    Mietek - yes - that looks exactly like the one Phillip has - and the good news, as you probably already know, is that it's really hard to kill! Phillip's looked like two plants attached by a brown string in between, but both sides were very much alive - and thriving. It was in bloom at the end of December last year, and may well be still, but is on vacation with the others while we're in the Caribbean, so I don't know that for sure. His blooms were a bit redder than yours appears to be, but that may have to do with the age of the bloom.

    Nice photos! We may have a photo around here somewhere - if so, I'll post it.

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    Maura, thanks, please do it.

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    Congratulations, it's a decoratum! Great pic, mine bloomed a few weeks ago and after dunno how many frelled up pics I gave up, it is very difficult to shoot. How do you grow yours?
    Merry Xmas!
    /L

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    Laura, in my greenhouse, not to much sunshine and try to keep wet.

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    Darn, it's hopeless, looks like just about everyone has a greenhouse . Gotta move to a warmer part of the country.

    Cheers!
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    It looks like a samll pomegranate friut. I think it's decoratum. Too hot to grow it in my city.

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    you are right, Zuoxin

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    What a cool orchid bloom!

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