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Pseudovanilla foliata

Pseudovanilla foliata, in situ, Papua New Guinea

Australian Geographic.

The night-flowering orchid is the only orchid species to open its flowers at night and close them during the day. - First described in the night-flowering orchid is known only from the island of New Britain, in Papua New Guinea.

Opsistylis (don't know whether it's a species or hybrid, but it's gorgeous!)

Opsistylis by Missouri Botanical Garden Orchid Show This is probably one of the prettiest flowers I've ever seen!

Orchid: Disa uniflora 'Paleface' - A Species from South Africa

Orchid: Disa uniflora 'Paleface' - This is a species of Ground Orchid from South Africa

Gallery - The night: Blooms in the night garden - Image 2 - New Scientist

Name: Bulbophyllum nocturnum Common Name: Night-blooming Orchid Family: Orchidaceae The discovery of this new species is significant because it has the first night-blooming flowers recorded among the more than known species of orchids.

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Phal Kuntrarti Rarashati X Phal Su-An 'Super Star'

Bulbophyllum nocturnum - "orchid of the night"    This rare orchid blossoms only after 10 pm, and closes its petals before dawn. Scientists believe that among over 25 000 different species of orchids - this is the only species that blossom at night.

The night-blooming orchid, named Bulbophyllum nocturnum, by scientists from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, was discovered in Papua New Guinea. Its flowers open at around and close early the next morning.

Inter-Generic Orchid-Hybrid Elc: EpiLaelioCattleya 'Painted Hill Star' - Epicattleya René Marqués x Laelia anceps

Inter-Generic Orchid-Hybrid Elc: EpiLaelioCattleya 'Painted Hill Star' - Epicattleya René Marqués x Laelia anceps

Bulbophyllum pulchrum | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

There are many different types of orchids with their own unique features but here is a list of the ones that are too incredible to miss.

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