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Drakea sp.

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by Craig, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. Craig

    Craig megalomaniac

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    One of the hammer orchids. So called because of the hinge above the lip. This lip mimicks a wasp, the wasp thinking he just got lucky, lands on the lip and lip and wasp are thrown forward slaming it into the pollinia.
    Hammer.jpg Drakaea sp2.jpg
     
  2. Mary Jane

    Mary Jane New Member

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    Wow.

    just wow.
     
  3. Ron-NY

    Ron-NY New Member

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    I definitely need to find a better selection of these terrestrials. I have to Ptetrostylis species at this time but these other generi are so cool.
     
  4. Brant

    Brant dazed

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    wham slam thank you wasp !
     
  5. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    That's awesome. I'd hate to be a wasp. Imagine the blow to your ego...
     
  6. Karen

    Karen Species nut

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    *Whack*
    :D
     
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    Cool
     
  8. DukeBoxer

    DukeBoxer Active Member

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    so sweet!