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Orchids in their natural habitat

Postby moof » Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:24 am

Hi,
I'm busy last time and don't have enough time for the forums, but today I've less to do and I decided to pay you a visit:) One of my hobbies is photography, and my favourite subject is to photograph plants in their natural habitat. And, it's hard to find more spectacular ones than orchids:) Here are some photos from my photostream on flickr.com

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This one is slightly more rare than the other orchids here. I was working to preserve the place were the specimens from the photo were growing, but I failed to. There's a rubbish tip there now.

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Re: Orchids in their natural habitat

Postby hackerberry » Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:37 pm

Wow, they look amazing! Next to CPs, Orchids are my fave!
Thanks for posting!

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Re: Orchids in their natural habitat

Postby Matt » Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:46 pm

Thanks for sharing Moof! Like hb, orchids are my favorite plants after CPs.
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Re: Orchids in their natural habitat

Postby kittyklaws » Sat Jan 16, 2010 3:03 am

how lovely!!! it's so sad that their habitat got destroyed :cry:
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Re: Orchids in their natural habitat

Postby allenc666 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:29 pm

Sweet!
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Re: Orchids in their natural habitat

Postby Kenny Soewondo » Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:44 pm

How do they eat insects? I looked everywhere and there aren't any answers..
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Re: Orchids in their natural habitat

Postby allenc666 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:01 am

Kenny Soewondo wrote:How do they eat insects? I looked everywhere and there aren't any answers..

Dude, Orchids don't "eat" insects.
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Re: Orchids in their natural habitat

Postby MichaelG » Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:24 am

That made me giggle. Orchids are just cool plants, Kenny. They're under the Non-Carnivorous discussion forum because they're non-carnivorous. They don't eat insects.
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Re: Orchids in their natural habitat

Postby moof » Tue Mar 02, 2010 7:24 am

Yes, that's true. But some of them actually catch insects for pollination, and release them back after a few hours or days.
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