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Sophronitela violacea


Sophronitela violacea
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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: 2014-06-06
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-06-12 5:08
Viewed: 1279
Points: 4
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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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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [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

Bonsoir Raimundo,
Agréable macro bien composée et finement détaillée.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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