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May 18, 2010 1:18 PM CST
|Here are a few ochids that have come into bloom in the Tropical Nursery here at Kew.|
The bamboo orchid, Thunia 'Alba'
May 18, 2010 5:13 PM CST
|Richard, thanks for posting! Very pretty!|
The Thunia alba is particularly interesting, I don't think I ever remember anyone posting pictures of this one, one only reads about it.
May 18, 2010 5:50 PM CST
|I agree that one is amazing and I have never even heard of it.|
May 18, 2010 6:02 PM CST
|The May issue of "Orchids" has a very nice article about Thunia. ( I left my magazine at Kay yesterday...) See the Orchids of the month section, I think.|
May 19, 2010 10:59 AM CST
|Thankyou both for your comments, the Thunia is lovely isn't it. I hoped to post a few more pictures as well as these two but my computer was misbehaving,so I'll try again.|
May 19, 2010 11:15 AM CST
|Wow! Great flowers!!!!|
May 19, 2010 11:26 AM CST
|side on, you can see where they get the 'serpents tongue' from.|
May 19, 2010 4:27 PM CST
|Wonderful show! thank you for posting them.|
May 19, 2010 5:51 PM CST
|Oh, I am so glad your computer is behaving again!! Beautiful and interesting posts!|
The Paraphalaenopsis serpentilingua is amazing! I love it!!
The Smitinanda is adorable! Beautiful pattern on the Bulbo sumatranum. And I really need a dark Laelia purpurata lke that.
Thanks so much for posting!!
May 19, 2010 6:46 PM CST
|I hope someday my tiny Paraphalaenopsis serpentilingua blooms. It is now growing some roots after sitting like a lump this winter. I also really like the Bulbo sumatranum!!|
May 23, 2010 2:02 AM CST
|Thanks for sharing your amazing photos. I could look at them again and again.|
May 23, 2010 5:55 AM CST
|Me, too and I do!!|
May 30, 2010 6:56 AM CST
|I have just come back from a week in the Isles of Scilly to find there are problems with Cubits. Is this site still active?|