Friday, September 20, 2013

Epigeneium nakaharaei

Epigeneium nakaharaei is from Taiwan and is closely related to Dendrobium.  In fact, it was once classified as a Dendrobium.  The growths are 3-4 cm and the flowers 2.5 cm with a glossy brown lip.  It quickly forms a large clump and scrambles all over and for that reason is best grown on a mount.  It blooms in the autumn.





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  1. Beautiful plant. I love the lip color chocolate. Best regards

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    1. Isn't the color combination interesting? And that shiny brown lip must be unique among orchids.

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  2. Excellent contrasting color of the entire plant! Yellow from the flowers, white from the roots, green from the leaves and the brown from the psuedobulbs.
    It reminds me of a Haystack or another Monet. Well done.

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    1. Thanks, Chad. Actually wasn't that happy with the way the photos turned out, but appreciate your kind comments.

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