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Bulbophyllum

Discussion in 'Orchid Identification Section' started by Gerrit, Dec 1, 2019.

  1. Gerrit

    Gerrit Well-Known Member

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    Got this as Bulbophyllum eberhardtii. Is it fascinator or perhaps putidum or even something else? Bulbophyllum-181221-.jpg Bulbophyllum-181221--2.jpg
     
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  2. RustyExotics

    RustyExotics Nicholas - It's a terrestrial thing

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    It looks like a Bulb. putidum hybrid to me. Maybe a cross with Bulb. rothschildianum or fascinator?
     
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    Gerrit Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Nicholas. For my part: I don't know what's the added value for making a cross between these species...
     
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  4. Ricardo

    Ricardo Slave of demanding bird

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    The dark purple lip is unusual. It looks like a shortened, stripped putidum with a dark lip. It may be that it is a hybrid, but in my experience, the lip in those cases tend to be red and the red color is dominant, not purple.
     
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