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Cynorkis fastigiata

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by tenman, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. tenman

    tenman Well-Known Member

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    There is a slight purplish tinge to the edge of the segments unfortunately difficult for my camera to capture.
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  2. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Tennis, how big is the flower/plant?
     
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    The plant has a ls of 8" and the flowers are about 5/8" across.
     
  4. Karen

    Karen Species nut

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    LOVE cynorkis. My C.fastigiata is very lavendar in color.
     
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    Reyna Orchid Obsessed Supporting Member

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    Very cool! Haven't seen one that is almost entirely white before. :)
     
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    I had hoped mine would be, too, but I wonder if the color may vary between bloomings with temperature and other variables.