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Bifrenaria harrisoniae


Bifrenaria harrisoniae
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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: 2007-10-16
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Kodak EasyShare DX7630
Exposure: f/3.4, 1/90 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Orchids (wild), Orchids, Wildflowers of the World, Flower [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-03-08 6:35
Viewed: 4460
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Portuguese]
Bifrenaria harrisoniae
Gender: Bifrenaria;
Group: Zygos, Lycastes, Stanhopeas;
Subfamily: Epidendroideae;
Tribu: Maxillarieae:
Subtribe: Licastinae;
Author of diagnose: Lindley;
Origin/habitat: Brazil, near Rio de Janeiro. The plants grow on almost vertical, east facing rock cliffs at 700/2600 feet (200-800 m), exposed to stong winds and almost to direct sun with their roots buried in cracks in the rock that contain detritus for feed..
2 flowers, maximum, per growth, emerging from the base of news pseudobulbs.

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Hi Raimundo,

An excellent photo, beautiful colors!

Thanks,
John

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