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Taeniophyllum spec. (obtusum?)

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by Pixietoe, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. Pixietoe

    Pixietoe Active Member

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    This little leafless plant is really cute, the flowers are sunny smileys and I also love the roots.

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    And with a size reference ;)

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  2. MmeRose

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    That is one cool plant!
     
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  3. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    The little flowers are cute but the whole plant is a sculptural piece of art. Love it.
     
  4. Kipper

    Kipper CoffeeCoffeeCoffee... Supporting Member

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    Taeniophyllum curlyfriesiana That's really fantastic.
     
  5. GaryYG

    GaryYG Active Member

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    Yes, Taeniophyllum pusillum [syn. Taeniophyllum obtusum].

    All the flowers open simultaneously and last for one day. They produce a vanilla-like scent.

    Cheers.

    Gary
     
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  6. MmeRose

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    I would call it T. vermiforme.
     
  7. Pixietoe

    Pixietoe Active Member

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    That's right! I hadn't noticed it before, but this time the buds were around for a long time and just seemed to be waiting for something.
    The scent is weird, though.
     
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    naoki Well-Known Member

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    Nice, any growing tips, Heike?
     
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    piotrm Well-Known Member

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    cute sp
     
  10. tong tsu shi

    tong tsu shi my first word was Masdevallia

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    I want one!
    It is soooooo cute!
     
  11. Pixietoe

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    Thanks! It's been easy so far, I have it in my warm terrarium at medium height (not too bright light) and water it daily.