Coryanthes misasii

Coryanthes misasii

$39.00

Description:

Ridged, fig-shaped pseudobulbs hold a pair of soft plicate light green leaves up to 12 inches in length – pendent inflorescence produces very unusual flowers that have a mint fragrance – called the bucket orchid because the dominant part of the flower is a bucket shaped lip which has liquid in it that drips from the column – this is to trap its pollinator – male euglossine bees visit to gather scent to attract female bees – the male falls in the bucket and can only leave by climbing up nobs in the back that make it go by the column and thus pollinate the flower -- plants are blooming size and are in 4 inch plastic baskets – medium bright light such as an east window or shaded south window.

Potted in net baskets

 

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Date: 2022.08
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  • Description

    Description:

    Ridged, fig-shaped pseudobulbs hold a pair of soft plicate light green leaves up to 12 inches in length – pendent inflorescence produces very unusual flowers that have a mint fragrance – called the bucket orchid because the dominant part of the flower is a bucket shaped lip which has liquid in it that drips from the column – this is to trap its pollinator – male euglossine bees visit to gather scent to attract female bees – the male falls in the bucket and can only leave by climbing up nobs in the back that make it go by the column and thus pollinate the flower -- plants are blooming size and are in 4 inch plastic baskets – medium bright light such as an east window or shaded south window.

    Potted in net baskets

     

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