Oct 29, 2019

Encholirium seed pods, no flower is missed.

Above, this plant produced longer flower peduncles, the flower stalk is green colored.
Leaves bear more and bigger spines
In nature, these flowers are pollinated  mainly by bats, here "batman"
did the work sucessfully and no flower is missed.

Bellow, shorter peduncles, darker Flower stalk.
Leaves bear fewer spines.

Two different looking Encholirium sp Serra do Cabral

Similar but not equal.
Under cultivation here in Santa Catarina, they take too much rain and
 most of their scales are washed away

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 13, 2019

Encholirium sp Serra do Cabral - Minas Gerais

 Petals are insignificant and the flowers are visited mainly by bats and small rodents.
We hardly see any insect here. Flores produce abundant nectar.

Hand pollinated flowers.