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Megalotus bifidus, my accidental passenger

This is a discussion on Megalotus bifidus, my accidental passenger within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Megalotus is a monotypic genus; it is endemic to the Philippines. The generic name refers ...

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    Default Megalotus bifidus, my accidental passenger

    Megalotus is a monotypic genus; it is endemic to the Philippines. The generic name refers to the ear-like appendages on the column. The specific name refers to the split labellum.

    The plant was a passenger, I found it growing inside the big pot of Coelogyne asperata that I got about a month ago.



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    Large passenger...lol! The lip is cool.

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    Cute! What a pleasant surprise it must have been finding this one.

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    What a nice surprise! I love the delicate colors and the crystalline appearance of the petals. Not to mention that unique lip!

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    What a nice stowaway. The plants itself almost looks phal-like.

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    I love the snake tongue like lip!

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    Default Thank you, guys.

    The shape is really unique. Too bad the blooms are tiny.

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