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Wing-like white Orchid is tree-bound for now

Thanks to orchid dude I now know this...

Brassavola nodosa is called 'The Lady of the Night' orchid due to its strong fragrance at night.

 

Another tidbit.....this species is only fragrant at night to attract the nocturnal moths that are the pollinators. Are orchids clever or what?

 

Brassavola nodosa, 'The Lady of the Night'

Biscayne Park, FL

www.susanfordcollins.com

 

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Taken on August 8, 2009