Category Archives: Orchidaceae

Orchid of the week! Catasetum incurvum

    One of the strangest of all orchids is turning heads at the Hawaii Tropical Botanic Garden this week. These bizarrely beautiful, and deliciously fragrant, green blossoms emerged from the robust pseudobulbs this species produces in the perfect light … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming? Darwin’s Orchid, Angraecum sesquipedae

  Angraecum sesquipedale Darwin’s Orchid Blooming Today at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is Angraecum sesquipedale.  Its called Darwin’s Orchid because naturalist Charles Darwin predicted that because of its long spurs the flower must be pollinated by an undiscovered moth with … Continue reading

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