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A cool leafless orchid

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by mini-catts, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. mini-catts

    mini-catts Member

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    This is Microcoelia exilis. I picked this up at a local show from a grower who had a couple in the show. I just happened to ask if he would sell one and to my surprise he said yes! These are quite hard to find...

    It is a small grower with very tiny white flowers. Really grown for it's leafless nature. I mist it every couple of days.

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    Enjoy!
    Peter T.
     
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  2. Tom-DE

    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Yup, you don't often see those plants available in the US. Nice plant, Peter.

    FYI, Andy's Orchids has another species available.
     
  3. Home Grown

    Home Grown Hakuna Matata

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    That is so cool. I love the leafless orchids:D
     
  4. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Nice! Leafless orchids are freakin cool.
     
  5. DukeBoxer

    DukeBoxer Active Member

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    Wow, that's cool!!
     
  6. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    Cool....I need to try a leafless species
     
  7. Wanda

    Wanda Orchid Nut

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    It's so cool!!!
     
  8. Tracey

    Tracey Interloper

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    Very healthy looking plant. I would really like to try a leafless one too
     
  9. Craig

    Craig megalomaniac

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    Hey Tracy,
    I have seen these avaliable. I picked up one not all that long ago. It was either Rosella, Dark Star or Easy
     
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    Tracey Interloper

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    Oooh, thanks Craig, I need to buy something :)
     
  11. DawnC

    DawnC New Member

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    Freakin cool!