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Old 03-11-2016, 12:00 AM
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Mormodes buccinator

For my first post on this forum I though I'd show you guys a plant I grow that's really rather special! It's a very rare orchid from South America (it's native range is quite large).

This is the alba form of Mormodes buccinator!

These form "pseudobulbs" which are a sort of above ground water and nutrient storage organ. The leaves grow from the pseudobulbs and are deciduous (they drop in the dry season).

They can be found clinging to trees in the wild. I'm even heard reports of related species growing on fence posts...

These pictures are from last December. The plant has just begun growing a new pseudobulb for the year.


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Old 03-11-2016, 05:34 AM
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Thank you for sharing your photos and info on this lovely orchid -
and welcome to Plant Swap.
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Old 03-11-2016, 09:46 AM
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thank you so much for sharing such a great plant
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Old 03-12-2016, 02:01 AM
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Welcome~And thanks for posting your beautiful orchid!
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Old 04-17-2016, 04:30 PM
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That's cool.
When Fear knocks at your door, Let Faith answer it.. ;o)
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Old 04-17-2016, 06:53 PM
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simply georgeous
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