Pleurothallis rubella – Find the flowers

Do you see my flowers? No? Let zoom a little. You see now the super small flower? No? Let zoom again. I had to add some needles to block the leaves and take the picture. Synomym: Platystele aurea Garay 1973; Rubellia rubella (Luer) Luer 2004 Culture conditions: intermediary, shade Origine: Panama and Colombia  Substrat change: NA Blooming: JuLy 2013 Yep, I’m very small, very very small:Read more

Stelis argentata

Synomym: Stelis dubia Lindl. 1859; Stelis endresii Rchb. f. 1870; Stelis glandulosa Ames 1923; Stelis heylidyana H. Focke 1849; Stelis huebneri Schltr. 1925 ; Stelis littoralis Barb. Rodr. 1882; Stelis parvibracteata Ames 1922; Stelis pichinchae Dodson & Garay 1980; Stelis praesecta Schltr. 1923; Stelis superbiens Lindl. 1858; Stelis violascens Schltr. 1923; Stelis yauaperyensis Barb.Rodr. 1891 Culture conditions: cold to hot, shade Origine: Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam and Brazil Substrat change: NA Blooming: JuLy 2013Read more

Pleurothallis picta

  Synomym: Humboldtia florulenta (Linden & Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Humboldtia marginata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Humboldtia picta (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Humboltia picta (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Lepanthes plurifolia Barb. Rodr. 1891; Pleurothallis densifolia Rolfe 1895; Pleurothallis dryadum Schltr. 1923; Pleurothallis florulenta Linden & Rchb.f. 1855; Pleurothallis integrilabia Ames, F.T.Hubb. & C.Schweinf. 1934; Pleurothallis marginata Lindl. 1838; Pleurothallis pluriflora (Barb. Rodr.) Cogn. 1986; Specklinia florulenta (Linden & Rchb.f.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Specklinia marginata (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Specklinia picta (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.ChaseRead more

Pleurothallis imperialis

Synomym: Acronia imperialis [Luer] Luer 2005; Zosterophyllanthos imperialis ( Luer ) Szlach. & Marg. 2002 Culture conditions: shade, cold to imtermediary Origine: Ecuadorian and Colombian Substrat change: NA Blooming: JuLy 2013Read more

Dendrobium equitans

Synomym: Aporum equitans (Kraenzl.) Brieger 1981; Ceraia batanensis (Ames & Quisumb.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Ceraia simplicissima Lour. 1790 ; Dendrobium batanense Ames & Quisumb. 1932 Culture conditions: cold. Doing very well in intermediary conditions but bloomed after I left her next to the window open all night. Origine: Philippines and Taiwan Substrat change: NA Blooming: JuLy 2013Read more

San Francisco Orchid Society

Done. I joined the San Francisco Orchid Society this Tuesday, July, 2, 2013. Yeah! They did a lotery at the end of the meeting, lot of prices to win and of course I didn’t win…never lucky with this type of game! But they decided that I cannot leave without a gift so I came back this Stanhopea oculata “SFC”. Ok, It’s 5 to 10 bigger than other orchids I have so lucky that I increased the size of my wall someRead more

Dracula inequalis

I always want to have dracula. Just the name is fascinating. Unfortunately, most of them require cold conditions and are not soo easy to growth. I bought this one some months ago and I’m happy to see that she likes my apartment conditions. Ok,only one flower for the moment. Synomym: Dracula carderi; Masdevallia carderi; Masdevallia inequalis Culture conditions: intermediary Origine: Colombian and Ecuadorian Substrat change: NA Blooming: JuLy 2013Read more