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 Calypso Paper "Orchid"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Calypso Paper "Ash Rose" -- A heavy paper with a wonderful crushed texture with bits of this and that in it.
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Calypso Paper "Ocean" -- A heavy paper with a wonderful crushed texture with bits of this and that in it.
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 Calypso on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Calypso was discovered in 1980 by a group led by a team at the Univ. of Arizona led by Bradford A. Smith from ground-based photographs taken with prototype cameras designed for the Hubble Space Telescope.
Calypso is co-orbital with two other moons, Telesto and Tethys ; that is, they orbit Saturn at the same distance.
Calypso and Telesto are two of the smallest moons in the solar system.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/c/calypso1.asp   (407 words)

 Observations of a Naturalist - Orchid Trivia
The largest orchid plant is found growing in large jungle trees in Malaysia and the Philippines.
One genus of orchids that is known by all is Vanilla spp.
Many orchid flowers so perfectly mimic a female insect of the pollinating species, that males are attracted to it, even people are fooled by it.
www.shaffer.biz /on-orchid.htm   (916 words)

 Searching for Calypso
Calypso, from the Greek word meaning "she who conceals," did not wish to let her lover leave her, though he wept for home.
Calypso is also a wild orchid, Calypso bulbosa, sometimes known as Fairy Slipper.
Calypso wept when Odysseus, anxious to see Penelope and his son Telemachus after so long a separation, left her.
www.andover.edu /english/jgould/writings/calypso.html   (1036 words)

 Vivi's Orchid Corner - June 1997
The Calypso orchid blooms in early June in moist, shady areas of the cool montane and subalpine elevations.
The presence of the Calypso orchids indicate the woods are relatively old and undisturbed.
The Calypso orchid is light pink/pale lavender in color.
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 calypso on Encyclopedia.com
Thought to have begun with 19th-century fl slaves, calypso songs developed and continue to be used in the traditional pre-Lenten carnival.
Calypso traveled outside Trinidad in the 1920s and 30s and, in a highly commercialized form, became very popular in the United States during the late 1940s and 1950s.
Probably the most famous of the many 20th-century calypso artists are, in Trinidad, the Mighty Sparrow, and, in the United States, Harry Belafonte.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/c1/calypso.asp   (529 words)

 Calypso Orchid
Though most people think of orchids as tropical plants, there are many that grow in colder climates all over the world.
This orchid, along with many others in the Pacific Northwest, grows in partnership with a fungus in the soil that shares nutrients taken from the roots of trees.
So in a way, the orchid is using the needles of evergreen trees in the forest to provide the nourishment it needs through a fungus.
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 June 2001: submitted to TreeTime, MPA and Bulletin of the NPSO for publication   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Calypso bulbosa     Each photo represents an individual flower in the area of the Incense Cedar Trail at Mt. Pisgah Arboretum.
This is enough to deceive the bees into thinking they are going to a different type of flower from the nectarless orchid they previously visited.
Boyden,T. The pollination biology of Calypso bulbosa var.
teach.lanecc.edu /bakerg/CalypsoResearch.htm   (516 words)

 Wildflowers of the Northwest -- Calypso
The flower has a main pouchlike lower lip common to orchids, and is spotted with dark purple and yellow markings.
Calypso is named after the nymph who seduced Odysseus/Ulysses.
The name is probably due to the fact that both hide in the woods (Calypso means "concealment" in Greek), although I most admit that I am seduced both by the flower's beauty and by its fragrance.
www.intangibility.com /inw/Wildflowers/Calypso.html   (204 words)

 On "An Octopus"
The Homeric Calypso and her compatriots enjoyed the mental difficulties of philosophy and the subtle demands of delicate behavior and were not interested in applying these skills to the rough outdoor pleasures of the woods and snows of a setting like Mt. Rainier.
Both Calypso and the mountain goat are white and set against the snows of the upper alpine regions of the mountain.
The Calypso orchid and the mountain goat upon the mountain's peaks suggest their Greek counterparts who in turn recall the splendid but flawed culture of Greece, an alien idealism set in contrast to the realism of the mountain and its inhabitants.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/m_r/moore/octopus.htm   (15925 words)

 Blue Dendrobium Orchid - Orchid Care Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A blue orchid is rare and blue dendrobium orchid plant is especially...
orchid that we are especially proud of is this blue dendrobium orchid.
A blue orchid is rare and blue dendrobium orchid plant is especially rare...
www.orchidcaretips.com /dendrobium/Blue-Dendrobium-Orchid.php   (473 words)

 Fawn Lily (Erythonium hendersonii) & Calypso Orchid (Calypso bulbosa)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fawn Lily (Erythonium hendersonii) and Calypso Orchid (Calypso bulbosa)
Fawn Lilies (Erythronium hendersonii) and Calypso Orchids (Calypso bulbosa) appear in early Spring.
The Calypso orchid is especially sensitive to disturbance as the bulb is easy to dislodge.
www.prfong.com /prints/fawn.htm   (65 words)

 Calypso Orchid -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Calypso Orchid -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The Calypso Orchid (Calypso bulbosa) ((Click link for more info and facts about L.) L.
Although the Calypso Orchid's distribution is wide, it is very susceptible to disturbance, and is therefore classified as threatened or (Click link for more info and facts about endangered) endangered in several states.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/calypso_orchid.htm   (248 words)

 Glacier Country, Montana - Glacier National Park, tourism and travel in Northwest Montana
Orchids like to live where there is lots of decaying vegetation and water.
Many orchids have to use a friendly fungus to get enough water and nutrients from the soil.
Pollination is also a problem for many orchids.
glacier.visitmt.com /flowers/calypso.htm   (158 words)

 Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)
spectabilis (showy orchis) Genus: Habenaria (rein orchids and fringed orchids) H.
Calypso Orchid is sold in North-West nativeplants-nursery (www.nwplants.com) and in Europe you can ask it from www.terrorchids.com, althought this species is not included in theyre last years catalog (which is still left in the homepages).
Calypso enjoys sandy, mossy soil, and it should not be kept dry never.
www.infonavigate.com /monocots/21.htm   (634 words)

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Hiding among the mosses of forest floor, a calypso orchid (Calypso bulbosa) is a pleasure to discover.
Many well intentioned gardeners have found that it is virtually impossible to transplant these orchids, for once this mycorrhizal connection is broken, the the plant dies.
Look for them in the lowland and montane forests in the south, east or northern Olympics in March to June depending on elevation.
cablespeed.com /~dixie/calypso.htm   (168 words)

 Press: Too sexy for my stem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Karabelnikoff, who grows several thousand orchids at her home, said the partially parasitic Calypso, which needs an associated fungus to grow, is difficult to raise.
The Calypso is technically protected inside state park boundaries, but Karabelnikoff says there’s little funding for someone to keep an eye on delicate flowers inside a vast forest.
The Orchid Society, which has 50 active members, does what it can for the Calypso by sending letters to local nurseries asking them not to purchase the wild flower.
www.anchoragepress.com /archives/documentb2b2.html   (652 words)

 OSB: Calypso grinders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
*''Calypso Orchid'' is a genus of Orchids, containing only one species, the Calypso Orchid;
*Calypso was the first mass produced underwater camera designed by Jean De Wouters and in 1957;
*Calypso is the name of a make of ice-lolly.
www.onesimpleband.com /meat-grinders/calypso-grinders.html   (139 words)

 rare orchid | rare orchid information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Population genetics and phylogenetic systematics of the rare orchid Spiranthes diluvialis: implications for conservation.
Rare Orchid Deemed Not in Project's Path Fri May 27, 2:59 PM ET For six months, a county held off on a $17 million public works project, just in case a rare, and endangered, type of orchid was...
Rare orchid culture is ongoing, as are propagation efforts with bromeliads, palms, ferns, begonias and a myriad of rare alpine flora.
www.orchidshq.info /rareorchid   (1109 words)

 Nordegg area Flowers
A favourite flower of early Nordeggers, this little orchid, although commonly called Lady Slipper, is actually the Venus Slipper.
A delicate appearing little flower, it is more formally known as the Calypso Orchid.
The lip of this tiny purple, pink, and yellow orchid resembles a shoe.
www.nordegghistoricalsociety.8m.com /Flowers.html   (1884 words)

 OrchidWire : Orchid Genus : CALYPSO
Wild orchids in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.
Wild orchid photographs taken by Bryan Whelan while hiking in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada.
An interactive guide to the native orchids of Wisconsin.
www.orchidwire.com /GenLinx/A/1/Calypso.html   (53 words)

 Ronny Alexandersson
Reproductive ecology and population dynamics of the deceptive orchid Calypso bulbosa.
This study was part of my PhD project and I study how a non-rewarding reproductive system affects reproductive success in populations of different sizes, populations with different abundances of reward-producing plants, pollen dispersal distances and the genetic structure.
Genetic structure in the nonrewarding, bumblebee-pollinated orchid Calypso bulbosa.
www.vaxtbio.uu.se /resfold/alexandersson.htm   (273 words)

 When Knitting Was a Manly Art: Nothing political   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
One of my favorite wild flowers is the Calypso Orchid.
And it's a good thing, because a *very* large community was almost certainly destroyed this summer when the BLM (Bureau of Land Managment) logged about 20 acres of timber just down the hill from us.
I've recently discovered that the Calypso Orchid puts it's single leaf above the ground as early as October and so I took my camera up to our small group and sure enough, I found numerous orchid leaves showing themselves through the needles and twigs that cover the ground under the trees.
www.gaiser.org /knitblog/archives/001050.html   (454 words)

 Painet: stock photography and digital pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 The Botanical Society of America's American Journal of Botany Abstracts Online - Effect of Pollination Success on ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We studied senescence in the single-flowered, deceptive orchid Calypso bulbosa by manipulating the degree of male and female reproductive success.
Deceptive (i.e., rewardless) flowers are more likely to satisfy male than female function since the latter requires that a pollinator be fooled twice, first to pick up pollen and second to deposit it.
A survey of naturally pollinated Calypso showed that male function, pollinium removal, was more likely to occur than female function, deposition (95% vs. 66% of visited flowers); thus floral senescence in Calypso is triggered by achievement of the function less likely to succeed.
www.botany.org /Abstracts/82-09-1131.php   (381 words)

 Bruce Peninsula Orchid Festival
Join local naturalists on this tour to see a diverse array of orchid and wildflower species at several prime locations.
Learn the basics of flower photography and orchid friendly techniques that minimize your impact on species in this area.
The Orchid Festival is brought to you by:
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 Marin CNPS: Calypso bulbosa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This small orchid is named for Kalypso, the sea nymph in Homer's Odyssey, from her beauty and secretive behavior.
The Calypso orchid grows around the world in the northern hemisphere.
For more information on the Calypso Orchid, see The Wild Orchids of California by Ronald A. Coleman, Cornell University Press, 1995.
www.marin.cc.ca.us /cnps/calypso.html   (99 words)

The Calypso borealis is the only orchid which reaches
Calypso, NC -- U.S. town in North Carolina
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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