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Laelia purpurata v.oculata

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by tenman, Jun 3, 2014.

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  1. tenman

    tenman Well-Known Member

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    This one is also a first-bloom seedling. While I like the lip coloration, I am not thrilled about the form of the sepals. Perhaps they will improve on future bloomings, as cattleyas are wont to do. I am posting these under their traditional names, though I have always believed they were, as they finally are now, cattleyas.

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  2. RosieC

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    Nice colour lip. I see what you mean about the sepals though. I bought mine under the genus Sophronitis but like you I believe they are no Cattleya.