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moon orchid

moon orchid
Photo Information
Copyright: Adrian Jacob Lok (adrik) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 32] (246)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-03-27
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D300 with MB_D10, Nikkor AF-S DX 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-04-01 5:14
Viewed: 7532
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Moon Orchid (Phalaenopsis amabilis) is a species of the genus Phalaenopsis. It is one of Indonesia's national flowers (along with Jasminum sambac and Rafflesia arnoldii), discovered the first time by a Dutch botanist Dr. C. L. Blume.[citation needed] This type of orchid can be found from Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines to Australia. It is a monopodial orchid that likes a little sunshine to support its life[citation needed]. The roots color is white, and the flower has a slight fragrance. It is able to bloom for a long period of time and can grow up to 10 cm in diameter and more.

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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-04-01 6:36]

Hi Adrian !

Nice photo.
A beautiful picture with a great catch.
Orhideele are my favorite flowers.
Congratulations and expect and more.
have a nice day,

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