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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; Lovely but stinks....

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    Default Bulbophyllum foetidum

    Lovely but stinks.
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    The lip looks like a tongue!

    But very cool looking! Too bad about the reek!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 78Terp View Post
    The lip looks like a tongue!

    But very cool looking! Too bad about the reek!
    That is mother nature to attract flies for pollination.

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    I understand.

    Which came first? The orchid or the fly?

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    I love green orchids. Lovely!!!

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    THAT is awesome! I love it. WOW. What a cool orchid. The green blooms are really nice.

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    i need one! very nice.
    looks quite big like virescens or binnendijkii?

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    really interesting. i have a bulbo that should be stinky, it has not flowered yet. it is my first bulbo, but i am afraid it will become the first of many once i actually get it to bloom. they are very interesting to me, and the stinky part is not so terrible, as most don't bloom very long i think. i have several stapelia that stink of dead animal, but only flower for about 3 days. i think they are a very funny plant to grow, so i got the bulbo rothschildianum. the flowers on yours seem dark and mysterious....... imagine walking through the forest and smelling something awful, to track the scent down and find flowers????? weird, but really cool.

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    I don't remember seeing this before...it's a nice looking Bulbo!
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    Well if it stinks then it is living up to its name.

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