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Pleurothallis tarantula

This is a discussion on Pleurothallis tarantula within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Years ago I came across one of this species at an orchid show. As a ...

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    Default Pleurothallis tarantula

    Years ago I came across one of this species at an orchid show. As a lover of freaky, bizarre, and especially hairy plants and flowers, I was immediately captivated. I periodically looked for one, but didn't find one until earlier this year when someone divided their large plant.

    I have had this awhile this year and repotted it a couple weeks before leaving on a holiday vacation. When I got back from vacation, this is what I found:



    I was very surprised and thrilled . You can definitely see where the species name came from . The plant is also putting out a new leaf.

    Susan

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    That is really cool!

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    I would agree with Chris, what a different looking orchid.

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    Wild and wooly. 🤘🏻
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    Wow!I have to agree with Jack and Chris how cool! And how different! Congrats!

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    Very different! Enjoy!

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    Looks like alien and spooky.

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    Love it!
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    That is awesome!

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    Thank you all. I agree this one is awesome, cool, yet kind of spooky. That's why I like it so much.


    Susan

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