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Encyclia oncidioides

Encyclia oncidioides
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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: 2011-06-03
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX200 IS
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-06-06 2:43
Viewed: 5390
Points: 0
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Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Surinam, Venezuela, Colombia and Brazil as a medium to large sized, hot to warm growing, terrestrial or lithophyte that occurs in white sand areas and rock outcrops at elevations of sealevel to 750 meters with clustered, conical to ovoid pseudobulbs carrrying 2 to 3 strap-shaped leaves that blooms on a terminal, several to many flowered, paniculate, 3' [90 cm] long inflorescence arising from a mature pseudobulb with sweetly fragrant, long lasting flowers occurring in the spring and summer. Encyclia oncidioides has 5 other entities that most likely are symonyms but for now I have kept them and their synonyms separate, these species are Encyclia gravida, Encyclia guatemalensis, Encyclia guianensis, Encyclia mooreana, and Encyclia stellata.

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  • corjan3 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 430 W: 49 N: 964] (4707)
  • [2011-06-06 23:16]

Hello Raimundo,
An unusual plant for me and a very pleasant composition. Cropping off a little on the right and trying for a little more DOF to bring the flower at the back into sharp focus would, imo, further imrove the image. But very pleasant to view as is. Best wishes.

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