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Pholidota imbricata, a rattlesnake orchid

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    Default Pholidota imbricata, a rattlesnake orchid



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    I can see where it gets its name; very special. Could you enlighten me with the size of those flowers and the length of the blooming part of the inflorescence?

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    That one gives me chills... not my favorite. lol.

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    Very intricate Nelson, I am constantly amazed by the forms that are out there.

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    Default Thank you, guys.

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    I can see where it gets its name; very special. Could you enlighten me with the size of those flowers and the length of the blooming part of the inflorescence?
    The blooms are about 1 cm across each and the spike is just under a foot long.

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    I have one of these---can you give me more information about it's culture, Nelson? I would love to see mine bloom!

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    Oohh! Creepy! Judi

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    Thanks for the picture Nelson , mine is in spike but my photography skills are not good .
    Beautiful picture as usual .. Gin

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    Excellant close up!


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