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Malleola baliensis (Robiquetia aberrans)

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by pcolman, Sep 6, 2019.

  1. pcolman

    pcolman Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    A small vandaceous orchid (4-6" leafspan) with pendant florescences. It turns reddish-purple even in rather low light. Flowers are about 5/16" tall and it's in bloom for about two months as the flowers successively open.

    Intermediate, shady, moist.

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    DPfarr Well-Known Member

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    Gorgeous images as always.
     
  3. Ricardo

    Ricardo Slave of demanding bird

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    Even after decades of growing orchids and studying their habits, orchids still surprise and amaze me with things I have never seen. Gorgeous plant and flowers.
     
  4. Ray

    Ray Orchid Iconoclast Supporting Member

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    Nicely grown and spectacularly photographed!

    I had one in my greenhouse in PA, and it never got that purple.
     
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    Amazing.