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Diplocaulobium stelliferum

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by wpinnix, Jul 27, 2014.

  1. wpinnix

    wpinnix William Pinnix

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    This thing surprised me. I didn't even know it was about to bloom. I moved it from the cooler side of the greenhouse to the warmer side about 2 weeks ago. As I was watering yesterday I turned around and I was met by this display about 6 inches from my face. I think I'll move it around more often! The flowers are nicely fragrant, and have lasted 2 days now.

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    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Nice photos.
    I have about half of dozen of species from this genus and most of them(flowers) are short-lived.

    Yours looks more like D. chrysotropis to me( I could be wrong...), which its flowers may last up to a week.
     
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    wpinnix William Pinnix

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    I'll look into the identification. I bought it from Andy's orchids at the last Pacific Orchid Exposition labelled as stelliferum.
     
  4. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Nice plant and flowers, and great roots. I like it.
     
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    Carkin Active Member

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    Very nice!!!
     
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    sam1147 sam1147

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    Beautifuly bloomed
     
  7. RosieC

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    Really cool!