Category Archives: my-orchids

This is a list of posts about orchids

Comment about Transparancies

<a href=http://Allendale.Flickr.com/Photos/Tags/ orchids”> I thought I’d try to take advantage of the see-trough quality of the afternoon light glowing through the petals of my orchids. <a href=http://Allendale2.wordpress.com/index.php?=Comment-about-transparencies ” rel=”Tag”>Comment-about-transparencies</a> Advertisements

Guarianthes Skinneri

.flickr-photo { } .flickr-frame { float: left; text-align: center; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } originally uploaded by Allendale. Costa Rica’s national flower. Re-classified with the name “Guarianthes Skinnerii”. Was formerly named “Cattleya Skinnerii until it was found that it wasn’t realy a cattleya, and was renamed Guarianthes so […]

Toritos

url:.flickr-photo { } .flickr-frame { float: left; text-align: center; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Toritos, originally uploaded by Allendale. Stanhopea Wardii Del.icio.us: <a href=”http://del.icio.us/tag/orchids&#8221; rel=”tag”>orchids</a>

Comment about Guarianthes Skinneri

http://www.allendale2.wordpress.com/index/files/Comment on Guarianthes Skinnerii. Guarianthes Skinnerii. Name for the national flower of Costa Rica “La Guaria Morada”. It blooms from February to March. So abundant in the old days to the point where they would grow on the tiles of the roofs. Today though it ´s no longer an endangered species, it´s more of a […]

Comment about Toritos

 url://www.Allendale2.wordpress.com/index/files/categories/my-orchids/comment-about-Toritos. Toritos. “Toritos” is the costarrican popular name for the “Bull Orchid”, an array of species of orchids that grow from Mexico down south of America. These fragrant orchids were known to exist in Azthec emperor Moctezuma´s gardens more than500 years ago. The have a most curious shape resembling a bull with it´s horns. Some […]