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Porroglossum hystrix

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by wpinnix, Jun 30, 2014.

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    wpinnix William Pinnix

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    It seems to be Porroglossum season in my greenhouse. This species, similar to muscosa, has a ciliated or hairy inflorescence. In all species of Porroglossum, the lip is hinged and will snap shut when disturbed. I've tried to capture the lip both in the 'open' and 'closed' position.

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