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Gavilea lutea

Gavilea lutea
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Copyright: Lior Almagor (LiorAlmagor) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 90] (1266)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-12-16
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D200, Nikon DX AF-S 18-200mm 1:3.5-5.6 G ED
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-11-06 0:54
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Points: 6
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Another Chilean Orchidea
Order: Orchidales
Family: Orchidaceae
Species: Gavilea lutea
In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:
Habitat according to altitude:
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Watering conditions:
Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).
Light conditions:
In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.
In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)

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amazing orchid, TFS Ori

Hola Lior,
╔sta tuve la suerte de verla en directo, muy chula
GrÓcias, Ferran

Hi Lior,
A Beautiful flower with good detail and fantastic colour. Good BG.

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