11750 - Bromeliads (Garden) - 2014-08-31|
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Locality: Ecuador - Loja - Yangana
Photographer: Atsushi Sato
Note: I collected their seeds in Yanagana, Ecuador where similar Racinaea species were ubiquitously found in secondary forests. I sowed them in May 2008 and they are now in anthesis.
Plant height is 60 cm including an inflorescence. Petals are white typical for this kind of inconspicuous Racinaea.
I'd very much appreciate your comment for identification. (Sent: email@example.com)
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- Identification: Jeffrey Kent (2014-09-09) =Racinaea contorta
- Did the plants in the wild have a more conspicuous bulb like base? (Sent: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Add Note: Atsushi Sato (2014-09-09) - I added another pic in which you can see the one in question (center) and Racinaea contorta (both sides). It is very hard to find decisive similarities between two species in such characters as shape, size and petal color.
R.contorta has a pseudobulb but this one does not have it under cultivation and even in the wild. (Sent: email@example.com)
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