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Bamboo orchid {arundina graminifolia} at Kipandi Butterfly Park.

Bamboo orchid {arundina graminifolia} at Kipandi Butterfly Park.

Wild orchids album:-
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arundina graminifolia

December 13, 2010 § Leave a comment

 

arundina graminifolia

Side view of the Arundina graminifolia (bamboo orchid) at Kipandi Butterfly Park.

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{Some information is available on Wikipedia}

The bamboo orchid is a species of orchid and the sole of the genus Arundina. This tropical Asiatic genus extends from India, Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South China to Indonesia and across the Pacific Islands. It has been introduced in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and Panama.

This is a terrestrial multi perennial orchid with reedy stems, forming into large clumps growing to a height between 70 cm and 2 m. The flowers are 5 to 8 cm, lilac / white with a purple lip. They bloom in summer and autumn. They are almost extinct in Singapore, but in Borneo, they grow abundantly in the rainforest.

These ones grow as a hedge surrounding the parking area at the Kipandi Butterfly Park.
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Arundina graminifolia {bamboo orchid}

November 18, 2010 § Leave a comment

 

Arundina graminifolia {bamboo orchid}

Arundina graminifolia {Bamboo orchid} at Kipandi Butterfly Park.

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The Bamboo orchid is a terrestrial, with large Cattleya-like flowers of 6.25 cm (2.5 inches). For more information, please refer to Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia here.

 

Arundina graminifolia {the bamboo orchid}

May 22, 2010 § Leave a comment

Arundina graminifolia {bamboo orchid}

Arundina graminifolia {Banboo orchid} at Kipandi Butterfly Park.

The Arundina graminifolia is a terrestrial orchid and is widespread.

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