Paph tranlienianum

Slippertalk Orchid Forum

Help Support Slippertalk Orchid Forum:

Sangii

malipo nut
Joined
Jul 16, 2006
Messages
545
Reaction score
0
Location
Europe
cute little guy..I like the chocolate color...

dscn2574yg4.jpg
 

GuRu

experienced greenhorn
Joined
Oct 23, 2006
Messages
5,348
Reaction score
1,594
Location
Germany
Hi Sangii,

Don't care about visions others see in this species. It's a really nice one and tame!!!:wink:
I'm proud to grow one but unfortunately it decided not to flower this year so I will wait for next year.
I'm just wondering how it could hide itself from the eyes of orchid hunters such a long time - it was described just in 1998!!
Best regards from Germany, GuRu.
 

Sangii

malipo nut
Joined
Jul 16, 2006
Messages
545
Reaction score
0
Location
Europe
Rick said:
Very nice.

Does it have any picky requirements?


well I have had it for over a year so hard to tell exactly but I grow it warm, together with helenae and they are not really fussy or anything. bark + gravel + limestone potting mix, kept moist, high humidity in th GH...

I understand why some people might think it has a Cyclop look !

one of the things I like the most about this species besides its miniature size is its furry dorsal....

I think one of the reasons it remained unknown for such a longtime is that it is so tiny and growing in quite remote locations
 
Last edited:

myxodex

Well-Known Member
Joined
Aug 19, 2006
Messages
610
Reaction score
7
Location
London, UK
I like it. Never seen this species before "in the flesh" so to speak ... but I have one with two buds maturing. Will post when open.
Thanks your photo increases my anticipation.
Cheers,
Tim
 
Top