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Phalaenopsis schilleriana

Phalaenopsis schilleriana
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Copyright: Raul Boncan Jr (voyagenation) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 63 W: 30 N: 190] (2105)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-04-03
Categories: Macro
Camera: Nikon D300s, Nikkor 55mm micro
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-04-04 6:18
Viewed: 2948
Points: 2
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A larger, stout, epiphytic plant with stout, short, stems enveloped by imbricate leaf bases carrying fleshy, elliptic, oblong-ellptic, to oblanceolate, obtuse, dark green mottled silver grey leaves , found high up on the tree, from Luzon and other smaller surrounding islands of The Philippines in rainforest at elevations of 0 to 450 meters, which is a hot grower that likes shade, good humidity and even watering year round which will produce flowers in the spring on a branching, arching to pendant, to more than 3' [90 cm] long, few to many [3 to 250] flowered inflorescence with small ovate-cucullate bracts with showy, delicate, fragrant flowers that can be quite stunning.

Synonyms Phalaenopsis schilleriana f. immaculata (Rchb.f.) Christenson2001; Phalaenopsis schilleriana var compacta nana Hort. 1890; Phalaenopsis schilleriana var delicata Dean 1877; Phalaenopsis schilleriana var grandiflora van Brero 1935; Phalaenopsis schilleriana var. immaculata Rchb.f. 1875; Phalaenopsis schilleriana var major J D Hook ex Rolfe 1886; Phalaenopsis schilleriana var odorata van Brero 1935; Phalaenopsis schilleriana var pallida Val & Tiu 1984; Phalaenopsis schilleriana var purpurea O'Brien 1892; Phalaenopsis schilleriana var splendens Warn. 1878; Phalaenopsis schilleriana var viridi-maculata Ducharte 1862

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  • AndroK Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2110 W: 41 N: 0] (15189)
  • [2011-04-04 7:16]

Hi Raul...
Nice macro with so nice focus...
Nice details and colors...

very nice picture of an orchid, nice POV also. thanks.

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