Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Coelogyne pandurata ( Black Orchid)

In the island of Sumatra ( Indonesia) the flowers of the black orchid ( Coelogyne pandurata) were used to bless crops. (Teoh Eng Soon (1982) A Joy Forever, Times International, Singapore).

Images taken at Pitcher Plants and Orchids Center, Padawan using N93i cameraphone.

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