Zygopetalum is a genus of the orchid family (Orchidaceae) (subfamily Epidendroideae, tribe Maxillarieae, subtribe Zygopetalinae), consisting of fourteen species, originating in South America. The most common colours are a combination of green, purple, white and sometimes brown.
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  • Sharon Kavanagh
    Sharon Kavanaghalmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you Sharon

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 2 years ago

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  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...almost 2 years ago


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  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 2 years ago

    Beautifully captured.

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  • Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch
    Kerryn Madsen-...almost 2 years ago

    Really gorgeous colours and patterns.

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  • puffin
    puffinalmost 2 years ago


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  • Sushikant S.
    Sushikant S.almost 2 years ago

    FAb work.

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    – Carole-Anne

  • bubblehex08
    bubblehex08almost 2 years ago

    Congrats on your Top 6 placement in ‘Dark colored orchids’ challenge!

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  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonover 1 year ago

    Beautiful orchid…great colors!

  • Thank you Lynn

    – Carole-Anne

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