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Spider Orchid

Brassia sp


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


montane grasslands, 1500m


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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Municipio Samaipata, SCZ, Bolivia

Lat: -18.32, Long: -63.82

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

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