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catasetum cirrhaeoides 'claro'

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    Default catasetum cirrhaeoides 'claro'

    second spike, my catasetums here usually seldom flowers during the dormant phase, in fact i think this is the first time for me.
    the last pic here is the comparison of the 'claro' and the catasetum Chong Keng Yong i posted two days ago
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    Maybe it figured "Geez, everyone else is blooming..." -- one of those kids who just has to follow the crowd. heh

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    Certainly a welcome surprise and a wonderful thing to view from here...................................AL

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    Lovely and out of season too.

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    have u ever seen a Catasetum flower simultaneously as the new growth emerges?? kinda like a cyrtopodium lolol....they do some strange things

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    Quote Originally Posted by King Kjeldz View Post
    have u ever seen a Catasetum flower simultaneously as the new growth emerges?? kinda like a cyrtopodium lolol....they do some strange things
    yes, not mine though. this usually happens in large clump specimens with multiple growths.


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    Maybe it figured "Geez, everyone else is blooming..." -- one of those kids who just has to follow the crowd. heh
    LOL

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    makes sense as the stored energy within the older plump pseudobulbs would help feed that flower spike hmm

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    Thanks for the comparison shots - I rather like your quirky, out-of-season catasetum!

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