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two colour forms of Cirrhopetalum umbellatum

This is a discussion on two colour forms of Cirrhopetalum umbellatum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; It looks a bit more sinister when artificail lighting is used....

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    Default two colour forms of Cirrhopetalum umbellatum



    It looks a bit more sinister when artificail lighting is used.




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    Oh WOW what a wonderful bloom and superb shots, AS USUAL,
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    That's VERY bizarre, Nelson ... the differences in the lips on that first umbrel pictured. Is that just a function of the age of the flower?

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    Default Not really.

    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    That's VERY bizarre, Nelson ... the differences in the lips on that first umbrel pictured. Is that just a function of the age of the flower?
    We get to view the inner area of the lip that is in the center. The lip becomes smoother and shinier, with colour patterns in the distal half.

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    Beautiful Cirrohs! I think these are too cool!

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    They are amazing flowers, and there is so much to be appreciated close up.

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    the second and final photos! Very cool blooms!

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    breathtaking! i love the picture clarity and details and of course your beautiful specimen!

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    very nice Nelson!

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