Orchids forum: November orchids at Kew

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Nov 13, 2010 1:25 AM CST
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Welcome to November at Kew.
I will start with the flowers and seedpods of Acampe papillosa.These seed pods have beem maturing for over a year - pollinated October 2009 - and are still not quite ripe yet.

Nov 13, 2010 1:29 AM CST
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Maxillaria ochroleuca...

Nov 13, 2010 1:34 AM CST
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... a lovely Dendrobium: D guerreroi...

Nov 13, 2010 1:40 AM CST
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...Angreacum eburneum, subsp.giryamae...

Nov 13, 2010 1:43 AM CST
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... Dracula erythrochaete...

Nov 13, 2010 1:47 AM CST
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...Habenaria medusa...

Nov 13, 2010 1:51 AM CST
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...Epigeneium chapense...

Nov 13, 2010 1:58 AM CST
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...Flikingeria fimbriata..

Nov 13, 2010 2:00 AM CST
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...from a different angle...

Nov 13, 2010 2:03 AM CST
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...Pescatoriaaff. Equadorana...

Nov 13, 2010 2:07 AM CST
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...Ornithocephalus bryostachyus...

Nov 13, 2010 2:10 AM CST
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...Sophronitis cernua...

Nov 13, 2010 2:13 AM CST
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...Trichoglottis pulsilla...

Nov 13, 2010 2:15 AM CST
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...Trichophilia albida...
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Nov 13, 2010 8:07 AM CST


Ohh, such a wonderful show here this morning!! This looks like a wish-list! Lovey dubby
This Habenaria is striking and I like the folded-ribbon look on the Flickingeria - they are all interesting!
Thank you Richard!
Name: Carol
Santa Ana,Ca. (Zone 10b)
Sunset zone 22
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Nov 13, 2010 8:42 AM CST
I agree Fantastic show, Richard! Thank you so much!
Name: Kathy
Western MA

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Nov 13, 2010 10:09 AM CST
As always just an amazing show!!! Love the Habenaria!!!!!!! Lovey dubby Lovey dubby Lovey dubby I actually have a few of these but getting them to bloom! That's another story. Love your posts and look forward to more!
Name: Jim Hawk
Odessa, Florida (Zone 9b)
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Nov 15, 2010 8:16 PM CST
That habenaria is special for sure!

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Nov 20, 2010 6:49 AM CST
Thanks to you all for your kind comments, I'm glad you enjoyed the pictures. You are right Jim, the Habenaria medusae is a special plant.

Nov 28, 2010 6:22 AM CST
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The last few pictures of Novembers orchids at Kew.Winter has arrived here in the UK, very cold with lots of snow and ice. I'm glad I'm working in a tropical nursery!

This little gem is Masdevallia angulata..

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