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Some orchids pictures from Costa Rica

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    Default Some orchids pictures from Costa Rica

    Spent out spring break in CR this year, loved the mountain, flowers and birds there. We saw some blooming orchids, but less than I would like to see

    White and purple Sobralia, growing in the full sun








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    Thanks for sharing. Beautiful shots. Bravo.

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    Great shots!! Thanks so much for sharing your photos! I would love to visit CR.

    cheers,
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    Great shots! Thanks for posting and sharing.

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    I would love to see some in natural, tropical environs.

    Very nice photo essay!

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    Great photos. thanks for sharing

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    Awesome ! The G. skinnerii in situ shot is marvelous !

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    Thanks, guys!

    The guide told us that we would see more blooming orchids if we visit in May. I guess the rain would trigger the spike/flowering.

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    Well, it's not much I can say after all those nice words. WOW, stunning, bravo sound just right! My absolute favorite is the picture with a colony of stunning bifoliate orchids, I suppose C. bowringiana or something similar. You can send the photo to Orchids magazine... I bet they will be happy to publish it!!!

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    Natalie,
    Amey had it right. The catt on the tree is skinnerii, which is the national flower of CR.

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