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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: 2008-10-19
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ7
Exposure: f/8, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Brazil flowers [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-10-22 15:58
Viewed: 4029
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
• Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
• Country of Origin: Brazil
• Habitat: to 1000m, often epiphytic on trees overhanging rivers
• Division: Magnoliophyta
• Class: Liliopsida
• SubClass: monocots
• Order: Asparagales
• SubOrder:
• Family: Orchidaceae
• SubFamily: Epidendroideae
• Tribe: Maxillarieae
• SubTribe: Oncidiinae
A Brazilian, small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with strongly laterally compressed pseudobulbs carrying 2 glabrous, subcoriaceous, lanceolate to ligulate, acute, basally conduplicate and articulate leaves that blooms in the spring on a erect, 3 3/4" [9 cm] long, few [1 to 3] flowered, basal inflorescence.

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Très belle photo de cet Aspasia,j'en ai une en fleur actuellement dans ma collection!
Bien amicalement

Hi Raimundo,

An attractive flower and a nice photo of it, good note too.


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