arachnis hookeriana

May 17, 2010 § Leave a comment

arachnis hookeriana

Arachnis hookeriana at Orchid de Villa.

A large orchid found in Borneo, Peninsula Malaysia and south east Asia. It is an epiphyte that likes hot growing conditions and is found at sea level evevation. The fragrant and fleshy flowers grow to about 7.5 cm (3 inches). Photographed at Orchid de Villa, a farm about 20 km from Kota Kinabalu.

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