Bamboo Orchid – Hawaii Picture

Bamboo Orchid

This beautiful Orchid was growing from the base of a Durian tree. All of my quick research, I can’t find where they are connected.

This orchid blooms in summer and autumn, showing rather open clusters of showy terminal flowers, ten at the most. They bloom in succession on the terminal racemes, which are 7 to 16 cm long. These flowers, 5 – 8 cm in diameter, are a rosy lilac and white disk with a purple lip. The bracts are wide triangular and surround the main stalk of the flower cluster. The occasional fertilized seed pods contain minute powdery seeds, and small plants often develop near the cane ends after flowering, and likely aid in propagation if allowed to reach the soil.

Image published by Kirt Edblom on 2019-05-07 16:13:56 and used under Creative Commons license.

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