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Pleione "Shantung"

By TonyDy
Another pleione but this time one of the rarer yellow ones. Most pleiones come in purple, pink or white but this has been bred from the natural yellow variety "Pleione Forrestii" which grows in the Himalayas.
This is another scan from a slide.

Tags: Orchid Himalayas Flowers and plants Alpine Pleione shantung

Voters: JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY, CarolG, Norma and 7 more

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You're lucky to have seen this rare species. I saw some purple and pink in Vietnam and Taiwan last year.
Lovely image showing the full simple beauty of the flower.

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
27 Feb 2011 6:15PM
A true beauty, Tony, superbly captured and presented. Carol
SteveH1978 8 3 3 England
27 Feb 2011 8:04PM
Beautiful image, great colours.

TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2011 10:15PM
Thank you all very much.
28 Feb 2011 3:53PM
This is so good, well done.
cheesey 11 2 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2011 1:46AM
Wonderful colours, comp and detail. Great shot.
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2011 10:39AM
Thank you both.
DonMc 9 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2011 8:07PM
Super rendering of this exotic flower Tony. Don
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2011 11:03PM
Thank you, Don.

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