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Eria stellata

This is a discussion on Eria stellata within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; syn. javanica. Blooming with two spikes on the newly matured bulb. Last year it put ...

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    syn. javanica. Blooming with two spikes on the newly matured bulb. Last year it put three out of one bulb. Not that I'm complaining about two, mind you.

    Strong scent of lilac with an overlay of musk and baby powder. Weird. I find it somewhat unpleasant, but not really bad smelling. My SO just thinks it smells good. But then again, I hate the smell of baby powder, and she doesn't.

    Here's a pic of the whole plant, for scale. You might note the Paph. (Blood Clot x Hampshire Raven) over on the right, and the Galeandra bauerii on the left.



    As you can see, the flowers don't present themselves very well. Here's a close-up:


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    You have pretty plants, and flowers , Thanks for sharing them Gin

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    Hmmmmmmmm like the vini paph

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