Monthly Archives: April 2015

Parsons Bands Orchid – possibly a green form?

One orchid that is currently flowering is Eriochilus cucullatus also know as Parsons Band. Generally the flower is darker but here is a picture of an albino form.

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possibly-the-green-form-of parsons-bands-orchid If you’re an Orchid enthusiast I would appreciate some feedback on whether this is the green form of the Parsons Bands orchid..

We have quite a few Parsons Bands Orchids in flower at the moment, but this one stands out through the lack of pink or red.  Potentially it is a green form, as referenced on the Retired Aussies  website.  I have not found reference to this colour anywhere else.  So, if you have knowledge of this variation, I am keen to hear from you.

When I took this photograph I was photographing a number of other plants.  I only noticed the difference afterI loaded it onto the computer.  This means I have no idea where to search to find it again.  However, I will be on the lookout for another one.   The Retired Aussies website suggests it is rare, but it does not appear on the list of…

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