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This is a discussion on catasetum naso within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; ...finally male flowers this plant has been putting up female and hermaphrodite flowers for many ...

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    ...finally male flowers
    this plant has been putting up female and hermaphrodite flowers for many rounds.
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    Congrats Ian on this beautiful Catasetum I like it.

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    That is a beauty, Ian!

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    Nice Ian. The weather must be right for the male flowers. Could it be the extra hot weather ? Maybe not so hot in KL but here the temps have been in the high 30s for a month.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    Nice Ian. The weather must be right for the male flowers. Could it be the extra hot weather ? Maybe not so hot in KL but here the temps have been in the high 30s for a month.
    here the weather is extremely hot as well follow by short period of rain in the late afternoon or evening. but i had shifted this plant to heavy shade the moment the spike emerge to induce the male flowers, despite that there is three hermaphrodite on the same spike. but luckily manage to get a three male flower as well.
    the sunny weather is not feasible for development of male flowers, for catasetum the female flowers are more prone to develop under high lighting condition. and thanks to the hot weather, my ciliatum has a mixed gender spike!!

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