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Trisetella triglochin

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by spiro K., Jun 17, 2019.

  1. spiro K.

    spiro K. Active Member

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    An unexpected find in the flooded forest of Rio Negro (Brazil).
    Evidently it grows here in very warm conditions, even though I knew it as being a montane species / genus.
    It grows in shady conditions high on flooded trees. IMG_3093 (678x1024).jpg
     
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  2. Ted Baenziger

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    My Trisatella andreeteae is languishing although it stays between 68 and 74. It looks a lot like this triglochin.
     
  3. DanaRaluca

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    Interesting, isn't it? Some species have an amazing power to adapt...
     
  4. Mikhail kujawa

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    Very nice!
     
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    Very cool!
     
  6. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Trisatella andreeteae is listed as coming from 1600 meters. I would think it needs cool conditions.
     
  7. Ted Baenziger

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    Indeed, the night temperatures are not low enough. I got the division from Brooklyn Botanical Garden and it was in bloom. Since then it has lost leaves and I'm afraid it's a gonner.