Cigar Orchid (Cyrtopodium punctatum)
How it gets its name. In the summer, these orchids lose all their leaves, and the result looks like a clump of cigars attached to the base of a tree or cypress knee. This massive cigar orchid is the biggest I've ever seen!
- Rich Leighton
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- Contained in galleries
- Cymbidieae, Cymbidieae