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Pleurothallis sarracenia (Acianthera bragae)

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by pcolman, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. pcolman

    pcolman Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Cute little pleuro species. The flowers are long-lasting and generally come in pairs that usually face each other. I've heard them described as "kissing slugs." The flowers are about ½" tall. The leaves are rather succulent.

    Bright shade, intermediate with cool winter nights, dries out between waterings.

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  2. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Nicely grown and bloomed.
     
  3. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Yeah, what Kelly said.
     
  4. Pitter

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    Very nice. Evidently native to Brazil.
     
  5. DanaRaluca

    DanaRaluca Active Member

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    Nice one! :) In the first photo, it looks like the flowers marked a kind of "path"
     
  6. naoki

    naoki Well-Known Member

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    Wow, nicely grown!
     
  7. Chuck-NH

    Chuck-NH Well-Known Member

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    Yes, very nice!