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Forum: Orchids in the Wild 11-23-2019, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Curtis2010
Just returned from my place on the Rio. Its rainy...

Just returned from my place on the Rio. Its rainy season and not a lot was in bloom, but there were a few nice onces.

E nocturnum is a common native orchid there, loads of them.

Various other...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 11-22-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
Good idea. I could cross post some there. I have...

Good idea. I could cross post some there. I have been using iNaturalist for ID'ing insects.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 11-21-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
Here in the Chirqui Highlands, E. Radicans is...

Here in the Chirqui Highlands, E. Radicans is very common...have some growing in my yard in fact. Pretty too, a nice photo subject. Some images attached. One is "imaged stacked" so that most of the...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 10-23-2019, 06:35 PM
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Views: 16,604
Posted By Curtis2010
Thanks for the suggestions. I will take a look at...

Thanks for the suggestions. I will take a look at them.

Will be back on the Rio most of November so maybe some new pics too!
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 09-26-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,604
Posted By Curtis2010
I shot this photo of a Catasetum Integerrimum on...

I shot this photo of a Catasetum Integerrimum on the Rio Dulce some time ago, but the orchid is yellow & green against the same color background so it didnt stand out very well.

Recently Ive...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 01-02-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,170
Posted By Curtis2010
I thought that also, it could be an environmental...

I thought that also, it could be an environmental influence. The orchid matt is so thick up there that the bloom spikes are only on the top...thats where my 6' reference came from. Could be the...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 01-01-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,170
Posted By Curtis2010
You mean pic #1 in post #3 correct? Yes,...

You mean pic #1 in post #3 correct?

Yes, the flower certainly looks like a Lepanthes.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 01-01-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,170
Posted By Curtis2010
Another orchid pic, not great for ID either...

Another orchid pic, not great for ID either unfortunately.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 01-01-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,170
Posted By Curtis2010
Just to clarify the numbering references. Im...

Just to clarify the numbering references. Im starting with the originally posted individual photo as #1, then the second group posted starting with #2.

The originally posted photo (#1) and #4 are...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 01-01-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,170
Posted By Curtis2010
Thanks for the input! There is at least one...

Thanks for the input!

There is at least one other 6'+ tall terrestrial in the region. It is very common. People grow it in their yards as an ornamental. I hate to admit Ive never ID'ed...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 01-01-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,170
Posted By Curtis2010
Unfortunately it was an especially dificult hike,...

Unfortunately it was an especially dificult hike, no trails, extremely dense cloud forest growth...it took us 4 hours to cover the initial 1km! As a result, getting good pics of the numerous orchid...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 12-31-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,170
Posted By Curtis2010
Mt Picaho Panama

Summitted Mt Picacho, Panama yesterday, brutal route, no trails so bushwhacking all the way up and down (different route down). Took us 11 hours to go 5 km!

The summit of Picacho at about 9,850'...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 08-16-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
Me too! :biggrin: Especially the first one...

Me too! :biggrin:

Especially the first one which Ive never seen before.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 08-16-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
...and more new finds...Im discovering there are...

...and more new finds...Im discovering there are quite a few epiphytes in the fields behind my house...didnt notice till the terrestrials lost their blooms...now that Im looking purposefully for...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 08-13-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
A couple of new finds today. Many of the...

A couple of new finds today. Many of the terrestials, except for the Habenarias, have shed their blooms...so today I was looking at other growth habits (trees, rocks...) and found a couple of new to...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 08-11-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
Yes, thats what I suspected. I used to live...

Yes, thats what I suspected.

I used to live in Belize, so its interesting to me how similar the flowers are to Prosthechea cochleata (national flower of Belize). At first I assumed they were some...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 08-10-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
A couple better close ups from a walk today.

A couple better close ups from a walk today.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 08-06-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
Misread your question orginally: The Brasavola...

Misread your question orginally: The Brasavola was in a mangrove swamp on the Atlantic side. Tidal height variation there is minimal, typically only about 1'. So, while the area around the orchid may...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 08-05-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
Thanks very much! I will follow up on those.

Thanks very much! I will follow up on those.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 08-03-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
I would like to start identifying some of these...

I would like to start identifying some of these at least to genus level to get started. Below are my semi-educated guesses in sequence for those in the link above with growth habit in parens.

All...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 08-02-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
In general there is a dry season and a rainy...

In general there is a dry season and a rainy season here. Not inundated in rainy season, but some amount of rain, often heavy, in rainy season every day (mostly afternoon/evening).

However, the...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 07-26-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
Speaking of habitats, I was just on the Atlantic...

Speaking of habitats, I was just on the Atlantic coast near Puerto Lindo and took the attached pic (Brasovola?) in a mangrove swamp. Its not related to Volcan Baru, but it does show the wide range of...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 07-17-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
More re climate/habitat. The attached pic shows...

More re climate/habitat. The attached pic shows the habitats of all the orchids Ive posted so far on this thread. In the distance you can see Volcan Barú, its summit mostly hidden in the clouds. In...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 07-17-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
And another one today. Looks Sobrallia like to me.

And another one today. Looks Sobrallia like to me.
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 07-15-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,827
Posted By Curtis2010
Sorry for the super delayed response. Havent been...

Sorry for the super delayed response. Havent been on here in a while.

Climate at the original set of pics, below the summit of Volcan Barú at probably 7,500 feet, is cool and moist, cloud forest...
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