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Bulbophyllum foetidum

This is a discussion on Bulbophyllum foetidum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Originally Posted by coeruleo interesting way it presents the flowers. but with a name like ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by coeruleo View Post
    interesting way it presents the flowers. but with a name like that, i gotta wonder what the scent is like?
    The smell is terrible only the flies like it thanks coeruleo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    Very nice Bulbo!!! Not an easy one to find in US
    Hope some day you will get it thanks Ron NY.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zainal abidin View Post
    The smell is terrible only the flies like it thanks coeruleo.
    I suspected as much. How far away do you have to be not to get knocked over by the stench?

    Quite a bit different in flower form and presentation than most bulbos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Susie11 View Post
    Love the colours. Does it 'whiff'?
    Unexplainable going to vomit once your nose very close to this beauty, thanks Susie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sevlarievlis View Post
    As its name says, does it stink?
    Definitely one of the terrible smell in this genera thanks sevlarievlis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    I suspected as much. How far away do you have to be not to get knocked over by the stench?

    Quite a bit different in flower form and presentation than most bulbos.
    Roughly about 2 meter but when the wind blow towards me ha. ha ha. 3 to 4 meter I still can smell it.Thanks Paul.

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