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Search: Posts Made By: Connie Star
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 11-15-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By Connie Star
I think you will find it difficult to get away...

I think you will find it difficult to get away from frequent watering with phrags, depending on the species/hybrid as some of them grow naturally in very wet conditions and some are lithophytic. I...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 11-15-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Connie Star
That makes a lot of sense. I think the particular...

That makes a lot of sense. I think the particular species is native to the seasonally dry northeast coast of Costa Rica, at least that's what I am told. I'm about 80 kilometers from there, in a very...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera 11-14-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Connie Star
Not the right pollinator for Cynoches?

I have a Cynoches here in Costa Rica that I bought recently in bud and it has bloomed exuberantly, with presumably male flowers. It is supposed to be pollinated by euglossine bees, but my husband...
Forum: Identification Forum 11-11-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Connie Star
Thanks for the info. This has been very helpful.

Thanks for the info. This has been very helpful.
Forum: Identification Forum 11-10-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Connie Star
Here is a side view of the flower. T The...

Here is a side view of the flower. T
The species in question is native to Costa Rica, or so I was told, and to a seasonally very dry part called Guanacaste.
Thanks for you help.
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 11-09-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Connie Star
Welcome! You are in the perfect place for growing...

Welcome! You are in the perfect place for growing orchids.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-09-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,303
Posted By Connie Star
They are sublime.

They are sublime.
Forum: Identification Forum 11-09-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Connie Star
Cynoches, male or female flower?

I know this is Cynoches, and that unlike most orchids the flowers are either male or female. Does anyone know which one this is? I bought it in bud at an orchid show here in Costa Rica. They had a...
Forum: Identification Forum 11-04-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Connie Star
Thanks for the tip about watering. It is mounted...

Thanks for the tip about watering. It is mounted and I have my orchids on an east facing porch so they don't get the rain and I have to water by hand.
Forum: Identification Forum 11-02-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Connie Star
That sure looks exactly like it. I can't wait for...

That sure looks exactly like it. I can't wait for the bud to open.
Forum: Identification Forum 11-01-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Connie Star
Thanks! When I buy orchids here in Costa Rica,...

Thanks! When I buy orchids here in Costa Rica, they rarely come with tags, unless they are species, and even then not often.
Forum: Identification Forum 10-30-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Connie Star
Bulbophyllum or Cirrhopetalum?

I went to the orchid show in Alejuela Costa Rica (I live in Costa Rica for part of the year) and bought this orchid that I initially thought was a bulbophyllum, but after seeing an entry for...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-30-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Connie Star
What is this orchid

I was at the Alejuela Costa Rica Orchid Show over the weekend and I bought a sample of this plant i bud. I don't know what it is and the person selling it seemed not to know either although there is...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 09-16-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,214
Posted By Connie Star
I'm curious about this too. I have a small set-up...

I'm curious about this too. I have a small set-up in my living room with only 4 2foot fluorescent bulbs of the drop-in kind. It also gets sunlight but not much in the winter. The other thing I have...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 08-01-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,332
Posted By Connie Star
J&L Orchids in Connecticut recently changed hands...

J&L Orchids in Connecticut recently changed hands but I believe they still have Masdies for sale. I've moved and my growing conditions have changed so I had to give them away but I got some great...
Forum: Identification Forum 03-09-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Connie Star
That looks like a good possibility. THanks ...

That looks like a good possibility. THanks

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I've been spending the winters in Costa Rica for the past 5...
Forum: Identification Forum 03-08-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Connie Star
Mystery Wild Costa Rican Orchid

We were hiking recently on the flanks of Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica at perhaps 3000-4000 feet when we saw this orchid growing on a dead tree stump covered with epiphytes. it's an area that gets a...
Forum: Identification Forum 02-28-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By Connie Star
Well I googled gesneriads and they don't look...

Well I googled gesneriads and they don't look anything like this plant. However, on closer inspection of the pictures I think I see separate stigmas and styles so they would not be orchids. Any other...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 02-28-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,080
Posted By Connie Star
Well maybe they are both? The animal term would...

Well maybe they are both? The animal term would be hermaphrodite, the botanical term is monecious (not sure of spelling).
Forum: Identification Forum 02-27-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By Connie Star
Thanks folks!

Thanks folks!
Forum: Orchid Lounge 02-27-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,080
Posted By Connie Star
Well since I live in Costa Rica half of the year,...

Well since I live in Costa Rica half of the year, and the word for orchid in Spanish is feminine, I refer to mine as "she" if I use a gender, but mostly they are "it". Since the conjoined column of...
Forum: Identification Forum 02-27-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By Connie Star
Mystery Panama Orchid

My husband photographed this orchid at a farm in the lowlands of Bocas del Toro Panama. It had fallen out of a tree and then been cultivated by the owner of the farm. It's striking. Does anyone know...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 02-03-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,298
Posted By Connie Star
For what it's worth, here's what wikipedia says: ...

For what it's worth, here's what wikipedia says:
Humic acid - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humic_acid)
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-02-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By Connie Star
Lovely. Sorry- its usually impossible to ID an...

Lovely. Sorry- its usually impossible to ID an orchid unless it comes with a tag.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-02-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By Connie Star
I really like your setup, especially the A-frame...

I really like your setup, especially the A-frame with the humidity tray between the sides. What is your light source?
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