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Trivia about Butterflies VII

Butterflies are not only an important order of insects confronting nature lovers, collectors and scientists with innumerable unsolved problems, neither are they dangerous pests threatening man’s economy with great financial losses. Butterflies are frequently his friends in the struggle to achieve harvest and, if he takes the trouble to look closely, are often creatures of unexpected beauty: the colors and forms of these living jewels are magnificent. It will require more that ordinary skill for an artist to reproduce the metallic shimmer of gloss sheen seen in some of the tropical winged jewels. The satisfaction, excitement and delight of the nature lover or the collector who discovers the rare species which has eluded him, is beyond description.... Read More | Share it now!

Trivia about Butterflies VI

A veritable paradise for butterfly collectors and nature-lovers, the PHILIPPINES is home to all the families of Rhopalocera (butterfly) in the Indo-Australian region. Be one a collector, a nature-lover, a scientist…. in pursuit of his calling or a captive adventurer driven by the spirit of chase, one will encounter, to his satisfaction and delight, the numerous species found throughout the archipelago.

Trivia about Butterflies V

A veritable paradise for butterfly collectors and nature-lovers, the PHILIPPINES is home to all the families of Rhopalocera (butterfly) in the Indo-Australian region. Be one a collector, a nature-lover, a scientist…. in pursuit of his calling or a captive adventurer driven by the spirit of chase, one will encounter, to his satisfaction and delight, the numerous species found throughout the archipelago.

Stamps featuring Butterflies V

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue the fourth, fifth and sixth parts of its new definitive series featuring Philippine butterflies.

Trivia about Butterflies II

Butterflies are not only an important order of insects confronting nature lovers, collectors and scientists with innumerable unsolved problems, neither are they dangerous pests threatening man’s economy with great financial losses.

Trivia about the Native Philippine Orchids X

Cymbidium finlaysonianum
Cymbidium finlaysonianum is a very large plant, growing in big clumps. The pseudobulbs are about 7 cm long and hidden by the (about) five leaves they bear’ The stiff, fleshy leaves can grow up to 80 cm long and 4 cm wide. The pendent, loosely many-flowered inflorescence can reach more than 1 20 cm in length The fleshy flowers are up to 6 cm across. The fleshy three-lobed lip bears two thick keels on its mid-lobe; the lateral lobes are large. The pollinarium consists of two slit pollinia with stipes.

Phalaenopsis schilleriana ... Read More | Share it now!