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Brassavola tuberculata.

Brassavola tuberculata.
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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: 2013-10-01
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/4, 1/45 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-01 4:03
Viewed: 1900
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Flower Size 2 1/2 to 3" [6.25 to 7.5 cm]

Found in Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia from the cool mountains to the hot, lower savannahs it certainly prefers a hot to warm environment with bright light and high humidity. The mostly pendant growing plant has very slender, stem-like, strongly sulcate pseudobulbs carrying a single, terete, acute, sulcate, pendulous, whiplike leaf and blooms in the late spring and early summer on a short racemose inflorescence that is shorter than the leaves with up to 6 flowers that are highly fragrant at night.
Synonyms Bletia tuberculata [Hkr.]Rchbf 1861; Brassavola fragrans Lemaire 1853; Brassavola gibbsiana Wms. 1877; Brassavola trinervis Lindley 1831; Brassavola tuberculata Barb. Rodr. 1882; Tulexis bicolor Raf. 1836
See: www.orchidspecies.com/brassavolaperrinii.htm

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-10-01 4:44]

Hello Raimundo,
Well composed with good detail, color, and exposure. The delicate Orchid beauty is well seen here. Regards Siggi

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-11-13 5:30]

Hello Raimundo
pretty flowers in a lovely pair.
The white petals are so lovely and the yellow ones are attractive.
Nicely composed shot...pretty.


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