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Spider Orchid

Brassia sp

Description:

large terrestrial orchid, growing on a steep cliff, not sure of the species

Habitat:

montane grasslands, 1500m

Notes:

I spotted this growing high up on a steep cliff and managed to find a plant in flower close to the edge to get some photos. Brassia are common in cultivation but this was my first time seeing one in situ.

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dandoucette
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dandoucette

Municipio Samaipata, SCZ, Bolivia

Spotted on Jan 26, 2016
Submitted on May 23, 2016

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