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Some spring bloomers 3/30/17

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by KellyW, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Here are a bunch of orchids in bloom today. These are unposed and in situ in the greenhouse. No particular order. I hope you enjoy them.

    I kept the photos small so they hopefully won't make this post too slow to load.

    Bulb falcatum2-400.jpg Coel kelaminsis-400.jpg Dend aggregatum-400.jpg Dend aloifolium-400.jpg Dend calamiforme-400.jpg Dend kingianum-400.jpg Dend lawesii-400.jpg Dend loddigesii-400.jpg Dend moniliforme-400.jpg Dend prenticei-400.jpg Dend rhodostictum-400.jpg Dend tannii-400.jpg Dend toressea-400.jpg Epi pseudepidendrum-400.jpg Epi schlecterianum-400.jpg Epigeneium triflorum var orientale-400.jpg Gongora chacoensis-400.jpg Max arbuscula-400.jpg Max costaricensis-400.jpg Max pumila-400.jpg Max variabilis-400.jpg Nidema boothii-400.jpg Octomeria gracillimum-400.jpg Platystele reflexa-700.jpg Pleuro alvoroi-400.jpg Pleuro casapensis-500.jpg Pleuro dilema-400.jpg Rest mendozae-400.jpg Rest trichoglossa spotted-400.jpg Restrepia muscifera-400.jpg Scaph anchoriferum-400.jpg Scaph breve-400.jpg Scaph limae-400.jpg Scaph microdactylum-400.jpg Scaph rapax-500.jpg Scaph verrucosum-400.jpg Schoenorchis juncifolia-400.jpg Stelis species-700.jpg
     
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    TheKellylove Active Member

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    What's that last Stelis you posted? You have me a piece of it and I don't have a tag for it
     
  3. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I got my piece from John Klinger and the tag just says 'Stelis species'.
     
  4. sam1147

    sam1147 sam1147

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    Fabulous.:clap::clap::clap:
     
  5. naoki

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    Lots of nice ones!
     
  6. Fabiano Mambrini Torres

    Fabiano Mambrini Torres New Member

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    They are all wonderful
     
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    Kelly,
    What a great selection of spring bloomers, wish I could ID them all, a few I know. What is the tiny little one in your hand with, I guess live moss around it, looks like something you could find if you got down on your belly and looked at mosses in a wood or meadow. I checked it is the last one of your pictures.
     
  8. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Thank you, Anita. The little one (last photo) is a Stelis sp. Those flowers are incredibly tiny.
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Great post. Thanks.
     
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    weeand Well-Known Member

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    Lot of plants blooming in your greenhouse. Very beautiful!
    Love your Scaphosepalums! What is the name of the yellow one? (Second one)
     
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    Steve B Active Member Supporting Member

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    Wow is all I say.
     
  12. jai

    jai Orchid addict

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    :hearteyes: So many incredible bloomers. Congrates:clap:
     
  13. tong tsu shi

    tong tsu shi my first word was Masdevallia

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    Oh my gosh!!!
    Dockrillia toressae!
    Where did you get it?
     
  14. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Thank you, everyone.

    Weeand, that yellow Scaphosepalum is breve. It is a highly variable species in both form and color. This photo makes it look too green because it was taken under foliage in the greenhouse and I didn't try to correct colors on any of these.

    These aren't really uncommon anymore. They are frequently on EBay and I'm sure many vendors have them. My original one came from SLO Orchids probably 6-7 years ago.
     
  15. tong tsu shi

    tong tsu shi my first word was Masdevallia

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    Thanks.
     
  16. tong tsu shi

    tong tsu shi my first word was Masdevallia

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    You have a fabulus collection.​
     
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    Stunning collection!:clap: Thank you for sharing!
     
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    Yes, you have a nice diversity of species!

    Kelly, is that second photo Coelogyne incrassata? I have seen photos of that one before and have been an admirer of it - the flowers contrast the dark leaves nicely. Is it a very big plant?

    I also think I might have gotten a division of that Stelis sp. from you. I see what looks like the start of a spike on one of my plant's leaves; hopefully I can get some close-up photos of its flowers if that is the case!
     
  19. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Hi, Shaun.
    The Coelogyne came from Andy's Orchids labelled as C. monilirachis but Andy told me then that he wasn't convinced it was named correctly. I have done a little reading on this section and believe it to be C. kelamensis. Here is a link to an older post I made on this.
    This plant has been in bloom almost constantly and has done very well in my conditions. As for size, it is in a 6" basket as seen in the linked post.

    On the Stelis, yes, I believe it is the same plant. I have 2 plants that are both labelled Stelis sp and I think they are the same species. As you can see in the photo this one was just starting to open but with lots of tight buds. I look forward to your photos of it. With your close-up skills they will be wonderful.
     
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    Thanks Kelly. I have one too and yes its looks different. But it is like you said highly variable ;)