|Copyright: Raimundo Mesquita (mesquens)
|Date Taken: 2014-06-06|
|Exposure: f/2.8, 1/60 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2014-06-12 5:08|
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|A small creeping, hot to cool growing epiphyte and occasional lithophyte found in the heavily shaded, mountainous humid forests of Eastern Brazil at moderate elevations with densely clustered, robust, oblong-fusiform or narrowly ovoid, basally 1 or 2 noded pseudobulb carrying 1 to 2, apical, fleshy-coriaceous, linear, conduplicate, sharply acute, and minutely apiculate leaf that blooms on an erect, 2" [5 cm] long, shorter than the leaves, 1 or 4 flowered inflorescence that has acute, ovate bracts occuring in the late winter and spring in Brazil and late autumn through mid winter in cultivation. This species grows best mounted on cork or treefern and kept humid and in bright light with regular waterings.|
Synonyms Cattleya violacea [Lindley]Beer 1854; Isabelia violacea (Lindl.) C.Van den Berg & M.W.Chase 2001; Sophronia violacea (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; *Sophronitis violacea Lindl. 1840.
From Iospe Photos - Orchids.
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- [2014-06-12 16:18]
Hi Raimundo,a very nice close up showing us this beautiful and interesting specie,excellent face to face and good detail and colors,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
Agréable macro bien composée et finement détaillée.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.