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Dendrobium Orchid

Dendrobium sabahense


This tiny Orchid was found on the same tree a Pit Viper was resting, it has fallen from the tree above, and has managed to 'grow' on the small tree and there was a single flower left on its flower stalk. I didn't even noticed the tiny Orchid on the first day I found this Snake as I was more focused on Snake but when I showed the Snake to PN Ranger ChunXingWong 2 days later, he noticed the tiny Orchid while we were taking turns to take the pic. We had lots of fun taking pics of both the Snake and Orchid together.


Tropical forest

2 species ID suggestions

The Babi Dendrobium
Dendrobium babiense


AlbertKang a month ago

Thanks, @Chun for the correct ID :)

ChunXingWong a month ago

Don't forget to update this too.

AlbertKang 2 months ago

That's great, @Dan and thanks a lot with the ID :)

dandoucette 2 months ago

Nice spotting Albert! I had a feeling it was a Dendrobium. A quick search in my book and I found it.

Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 4.35, Long: 117.93

Spotted on Oct 24, 2018
Submitted on Nov 8, 2018

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