Shop Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum Weather Station Links Nursery

Welcome to OrchidTalk Orchid Forums


The Friendliest Orchid Community on the Internet!


  •  » Learn to Repot your Orchids
  •  » Learn Orchid Care Tips and Secrets
  •  » Find the perfect Orchid for your Growing Environment
  •  » Chat with Orchid Growing Professionals

OrchidTalk - "Bringing People Together to Grow Orchids Better!"


Let us help you grow your Orchids better; Join our community today.


YES! I want to register an account for free right now!


Register or Login now to remove this advertisement.

Results 1 to 8 of 8

Can anyone identify this orchid beauty?

This is a discussion on Can anyone identify this orchid beauty? within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I bought this orchid here in Thailand in Feb. when it was flowering. It has ...

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    Ephemera's Avatar
    Ephemera is offline Michael
    Real Name
    Michael
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleya
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Phuket Island, Thailand
    Posts
    500
    Member's Country Flag

    Question Can anyone identify this orchid beauty?

    I bought this orchid here in Thailand in Feb. when it was flowering. It has just bloomed again and is striking in it's coloration (seems the red was hand painted !). Unfortunately the seller did not know this species. The flower is about 2.5 inches in diameter and it is waxy/shiny. Please, can anyone identify it ? Thanks, Michael
    Attached Images Attached Images  

  2. #2
    pavel's Avatar
    pavel is offline change is the only constant
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    whatever will bloom
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    8,643
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Very nice substance. I'm skeptical as to the likelihood of it being a species -- most likely a hybrid.

  3. #3
    Ephemera's Avatar
    Ephemera is offline Michael
    Real Name
    Michael
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleya
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Phuket Island, Thailand
    Posts
    500
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Yes, I also suspect that. It resembles a "Baby Cattleya". Thanks for your reply! Was peanut a pet snake?

  4. #4
    Halloamey's Avatar
    Halloamey is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Amey Bhide
    My Grow Area
    Greenhouse
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleya alliance
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Pune, India
    Posts
    5,363
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Michael this hybrid has definitely Netrasiri starbright lineage.

  5. #5
    Ephemera's Avatar
    Ephemera is offline Michael
    Real Name
    Michael
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleya
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Phuket Island, Thailand
    Posts
    500
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Thanks for the tip!

  6. #6
    playtime8978's Avatar
    playtime8978 is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    carrie
    My Grow Area
    Windowsill
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    all of them
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Blackpool, Lancashire,UK
    Posts
    1,020
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    I really cant help with the ID but I think it is stunning, I love the multi coloured ones ( splash petals?) thanks for sharing it with us

  7. #7
    bench72's Avatar
    bench72 is offline Moderator
    Real Name
    Tim
    My Grow Area
    Porch/Patio.
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Paphiopedilums
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts
    5,480
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    I think Amey's on the right track.. you might also want to check Netrasiri Doll.

    nice flowers btw.

  8. #8
    Brutal_Dreamer's Avatar
    Brutal_Dreamer is online now Dreaming with my eyes open...
    Real Name
    Bruce Brown
    My Grow Area
    Greenhouse
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleyas & Slippers
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Arkansas
    Posts
    34,003
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by bench72 View Post
    I think Amey's on the right track.. you might also want to check Netrasiri Doll.

    nice flowers btw.
    Yes, I agree.

    Cheers,
    BD

Similar Threads

  1. identify these orchid plants
    By nani in forum Genus Specific
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: December 4th, 2009, 02:21 AM
  2. Please help identify this Dendrobium orchid
    By rene1222 in forum General Orchid Culture
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: July 9th, 2009, 01:45 PM
  3. Please identify my orchid
    By missfitxo in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: July 26th, 2007, 06:44 AM
  4. Can anyone identify this orchid?
    By ycwee in forum Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: January 11th, 2007, 11:35 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
OrchidTalk --An Orchid Growers Discussion Forum brought to you by River Valley Orchidworks. A World Community where orchid beginners and experts talk about orchids and share tips on their care, cultivation, and propagation.