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Paphiopedilum micranthum

This is a discussion on Paphiopedilum micranthum within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Here is one of my favorite (and wierdest) Paphiopedilum micranthum I have... it orignated from ...

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    Default Paphiopedilum micranthum

    Here is one of my favorite (and wierdest) Paphiopedilum micranthum I have... it orignated from a plant collected in the early 1970's in YunNan, China... This one has white petals and sepals with pink overlayed, a very short inflorescence, and 2 distinct lateral sepals (instead of a synsepal).







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    Really interesting form, Pat!

    Does it consistenly bloom like that?

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    Julie,

    Thanks! Yes, this form will continually produce flowers exactly like the pictured one.

    (Oops: BTW, these pictures are from February 2006... I found them yesterday evening...)

    -Pat

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    That is a terribly tiny plant for such a large bloom and such a short flower stem for a paph! The flower is definiely the center of attention with that orchid--very, very pretty.

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    Very cool.... Like the petals a lot!

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    very interesting sepals!

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    Very cool flower.

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    so lucky you are i have a micrantum still not in bloom now. I must wait

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    I like the color too !!
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