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Bulbophyllum lobbii

The flowers on this orchid are about 3 inches across and are described as 'fragrant'.

From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Bulbophyllum lobbii



From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Maxillaria rufescens 'yellow'

This has been flowering continuously since mid June and first appeared in that month's blog. Pleasantly scented and tidy as long as you remove the gone over flowers which dry up rapidly. Plenty of buds still to come.

From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Coelogyne pulverula 'Anja'

A named clone, similar to the plant that Cath showed last month.

From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Coelogyne pulverula 'Anja'

A close-up view showing the very dark brown of the bracts on the flower stem. The look as if they have gone over but they are still in a good state.

From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Zygopetalum hybrid

A monsterous form of what is usually quite a handsome flower. Something went wrong in its development.

From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Lycaste cruenta

A handsome, gently scented, Central American, easy to grow Lycaste.

From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Cattleya x dolosa

This is a believed to be a natural hybrid between C. loddigesii x walkeriana from Brazil though apparently attempts to make the cross artificially have not succeeded. So, to have a white form is puzzling.

From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Dendrobium Bella Maree

The last flower on this compact pretty dendrobium hybrid. This has been in flower since April. See the lowest flower in the next image.

From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Dendrobium Bella Maree

This is D. Dawn Maree X D. bellatulum, where Dawn Maree is formosum X cruentum.

From Iain Wright on 24th April 2020
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Lycaste schilleriana

Last seen in the June blog, this goes from strength to strength. There are another two buds behind the foliage!

From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Sobralia micranthum alba

Although it is slowing down a bit since it first flower in mid-June, this plant is still producing occasional flowers. One of the two selfings I made seems to have resulted in a seed pod!

From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Dendrobium tetragonum



From Iain Wright on 21st August 2020
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Dendrobium bellatulum

This is a photograph I took on one of our trips to SE Asia few years ago of this very neat species. (Click here to see a wowee specimen from the internet. Use the back button to return.)

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