May 16, 2012
Cymbidium tracyanum, native to China, Thailand and Myanmar, where it can be found growing as an epiphyte or lithophyte from 1200 to 1900 meters in elevation. Photograph by Eric Hunt.
Source: Flickr / ericinsf
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February 28, 2012
Pleione formosana, native to southeast China and Taiwan. Grown and photographed by Norbert Dank.
Source: Flickr / nurelias
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January 10, 2012
Paphiopedilum helenae, native to north Vietnam and southern China where it can be found on limestone cliff faces in mixed and coniferous forests. It should be noted that this is the smallest species of the genus. This individual’s leaf span is only 12 cm (4.75 inches) and the height including the inflorescence is 8 cm (3.15 inches). Grown and photographed by Ron Hanko; pictures were found on his blog, Orchids in Bloom.
Tags: Paphiopedilum Orchidaceae China Vietnam