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Dinema polybulbon

Dinema polybulbon
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Copyright: Raimundo Mesquita (mesquens) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 168 W: 9 N: 287] (2073)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-07-25
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ7
Exposure: f/2.9, 1/25 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-07-25 15:24
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Flower Size to 1 1/4" [3 cm]

Found from Mexico to Nicaragua and also in Jamaica and Cuba, in humid mixed forests on oaks as a miniature epiphyte or lithophyte, at an altitude of 600-3200 meters, as a cute dwarf species that likes a cool to hot environment with partial shade with ovoid to narrowly ovoid, laterally compressed, yellow-green pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 3, towards the apex, elliptic-lanceolate to elliptic-ovate, retuse leaves and blooms from fall to early spring on a single flowered, apical, 1/2" to 1 1/5" [1.25 to 3 cm] long inflorescence subtended by a slender spathe and arising from the apice of the mature pseudobulb and having a large fragrant flower.
See http://www.orchidspecies.com/encpolybulbon.htm
Grow freely on the highlands from Serra dos Org„os, at Teresopolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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