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Celebrate Australia Day at Government House with the Governor, the Patron of the Queensland...
HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY to everyone! https://queenslandorchid.wordpress.com/2013/11/30/celebrate-australia-day-at-government-house-with-the-governor-the-patron-of-the-queensland-orchid-society/ #AustraliaDay, #Australia, #Queensland, #Brisbane, #GovernmentHouse, #QueenslandGovernor, #Orchid, #QueenslandOrchid, Queensland Orchid Society, #Celebration, #NationalDay, #NationalHoliday, #independence, #AnniversaryDay, #InvasionDay, #FoundationDay, #ViceRegalPatronage, #PenelopeWensley
Phragmipedium kovachii growing in the natural habitat of Alto Mayo Protection Forest located in Rioja and Moyobamba provinces within the region of San Martin, Peru. Happy Chinese New Year to everybody at Queensland Orchid International! A Phragmipedium kovachii has been awarded the Grand Champion at the second Shanghai International Orchid Exhibition, according to http://www.csnbgsh.cn/sites/chenshan/InfoContent.aspx?ctgId=e15f20ae-1e04-4729-9909-af86ad431356&infoId=9e217ed6-e089-4e4e-b347-29c3161986b8 as follows: 2014年3月28日下午3点,老凤祥第二届上海国际兰展园艺竞赛颁奖典礼上,一株由厄瓜多尔参展团队选送的美洲兜兰从众多精品兰花中脱颖而出,以其挺直的花葶、亮丽的色泽、饱满的唇瓣以及其濒危灭绝的“身份”而受到兰花评审专家们的青睐,成为本届国际兰展个体兰花全场总冠军。   美洲兜兰 (Phragmipedium kovachii)又叫南美拖鞋兰,为美洲兜兰属陆生兰原生种。2002年在秘鲁被首次发现,曾引起兰界的轰动,其花朵巨大且艳丽,直径可达6-9厘米,花瓣紫红色,唇瓣囊状,向内弯曲,具有独特的“王者之风”,被称为“圣杯兜兰”。   该种仅在秘鲁有野生分布,数量极为稀少,为濒危灭绝种,被列入《濒危野生动植物物种国际贸易公约》附录I中,禁止在国际间交易。其生境为海拔2500米以上的高冷山地,种植难度大,目前,经人工种子繁殖,在美国、日本、欧洲、中国台湾有少量栽培。   目前,该株美洲兜兰正在上海辰山植物园兰展F馆的冠军奖台上展示,广大游客造享受精彩的兰花盛宴时可一睹她的风采!
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Hi folks! May you have a cheerful festive season, a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May your orchids be even better in 2016! For those who like Christmas poems and wish to decorate their Christmas trees with plenty of orchids, here are plenty of inspirations at https://queenslandorchid.wordpress.com/2014/12/11/celebrate-christmas-and-new-year-with-festive-orchid-display-art-poetry-and-games/, where you can also play several nice computer games. If you would like to see and use certain animations and games on the website, then your computer or mobile device must be Flash-enabled. #December, #Christmas, #orchid, #season, #art, #poetry, #poem, #greetings, #festive, #festival, #games, #Queensland. #new-year, #new_year, #NewYear
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