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Bulbophyllum urosepalum , PNG

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by spiro K., Mar 17, 2020.

  1. spiro K.

    spiro K. Active Member

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    A small Bulbo. from Papua ,New Guinea. I identified it using Schlechters' great work on Papuan orchids , the book , Bulbophyllum urosepalum PNG 022 (853x1280).jpg almost a century old now!
    As with most Bulbophyllums, the closer you look, the more interesting things you see!
    A hairy sepal, with hairs pointing in one direction, a mobile,snapping lip, petal tips reduced to antenna like structures, etc., etc.
     
  2. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    What an incredible flower!
     
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    wpinnix William Pinnix

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    At first glance, the color is not very eye catching. But then I zoomed in... Wow! Super cool