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Cigar Orchid

Cyrtopodium sp


species of this genus are commonly called cigar orchids because of the shape of their pseudobulbs


terrestrial, open mountain, 2000m


I was shocked to see this large orchid growing in an area that had been recently burned, while I was on an epic 14km loop in National Archaeological Park of Tierradentro. It was on a really steep slope and was difficult to get the tripod in place. I didn't want to drop anything but unfortunately, I did! My remote slipped out of my hand and I had to go down and find it. Luckily I did and only wasted a few minutes looking for it.

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dandoucette 4 years ago

Thanks Maria.

Maria dB
Maria dB 4 years ago

Very nice series!

Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia

Lat: 2.05, Long: -76.18

Spotted on Jan 11, 2013
Submitted on Sep 20, 2013

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