July 18, 2014

Sibu : Brush Orchid

This is quite a common wild orchid found in the suburban areas of Sibu,usually on older trees like rain tree along Aman Road.





The local Foochows call it "Sosook" or brush orchid. It has a beautiful colour - lilac.


seeds in the making...the flowers bloom for a few days..












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