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  1. Ricardo replied to the thread Stanhopea nigroviolacea 'Aztec Gold'.

    What a beauty!

    Aug 22, 2019 at 12:26 PM
  2. Ricardo liked RustyExotics's post in the thread Stanhopea nigroviolacea 'Aztec Gold'.

    I'm fairly sure this was reclassified as Stanhopea tigrina 'Nigroviolacea,' but I'm not sure what all is going on with its nomenclature...

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  3. Ricardo replied to the thread Habenaria Raingreen's Ice Bird.

    Lovely and floriferous. Love the delicate color.

    Aug 21, 2019 at 9:43 PM
  4. Ricardo replied to the thread Gastrorchis francoisii, the most beautyful of all Gastrorchis.

    I have tried some of them. They will grow for a time and bloom well. But if you dont repot them annually, and give them meticulous...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 7:48 PM
  5. Ricardo replied to the thread Gastrorchis francoisii, the most beautyful of all Gastrorchis.

    Really pretty orchid. I tried to cultivate Gastrochis in my island but the climate is too warm for them. Eventually they declined and...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 3:08 PM
  6. Ricardo liked prachtorchideen.wordpress's post in the thread Gastrorchis francoisii, the most beautyful of all Gastrorchis.

    [IMG] In my eyes Gastrochis francoisii is the most beautyful of all Gastrorchis species. Yesterday, the first flower opened to my...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 3:08 PM
  7. Ricardo replied to the thread Haraella retrocalla.

    A beautiful miniature. I have always wondered why it is not cultivated more widely in my island.

    Aug 21, 2019 at 11:59 AM
  8. Ricardo liked Arne's post in the thread New to this forum.

    Thanks Ricardo.

    Aug 20, 2019 at 8:29 PM
  9. Ricardo replied to the thread New to this forum.

    Welcome, you have arrived to the right place.

    Aug 20, 2019 at 12:41 PM
  10. Ricardo posted a new thread.

    Dendrobium spectabile

    I saw this one at a show in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The lip of this particular flower is straighter and more open than the usual sharply...

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    Forum: Orchid Species

    Aug 19, 2019 at 8:06 PM
  11. Ricardo liked Dilandiland's post in the thread Epicrianthes haniffii.

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  12. Ricardo replied to the thread Epicrianthes haniffii.

    :cool::clap::cool::clap:. Very interesting flower.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 8:54 PM
  13. Ricardo replied to the thread Lepanthes calodictyon and saltatrix ... recovery from near death.

    Resistance to heat and desiccation can vary wildly among species. In the chaos that followed the hurricanes that passed over my island...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 8:51 PM
  14. Ricardo liked KellyW's post in the thread Lepanthes calodictyon and saltatrix ... recovery from near death.

    About 14 months ago my wife and I had to evacuate our house (and greenhouse) due to a massive approaching fire. Ultimately, our...

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  15. Ricardo replied to the thread Encyclia plicata.

    Very nice color. This species used to be extremely rare in cultivation outside Cuba. It appears more people are cultivating it nowadays.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:40 PM