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Catasetum Discolor

This is a discussion on Catasetum Discolor within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This one opened up this morning. Looks like an alien head on a stem!...

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    Default Catasetum Discolor

    This one opened up this morning. Looks like an alien head on a stem!
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    It looks so thick.....
    Not sure what else to say - um, the earthy rose and green colors are nice? hehe :c)

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    I'm not much on this species - but yours certainly looks very healthy and happy!

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    That is an odd one alright. Does it get more that one flower at a time?

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    Wait! I've seen this guy...

    Saturday mornings growing up. On Bugs Bunny is that advertising? It's...

    Marvin the Martian!

    Take me to your leader.

    Um...Bruce...that might mean you.

    McJulie

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    Marvin the martin is right! It has 3 flowers on this one spike. I haven't seen it get more then three though

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    Three on one spike? Cool. I could see me growing something like this. Thanks for the introduction!

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    but when it put up the male flowers you will not reconise it

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    A female football player ! neat bloom Gin

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    pretty kewl flowers... and yes, the male flowers are something else... can't remember what the trigger is to get the male flowers though... maybe less light...

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