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Vanda species from Burma (Myanmar)

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    Smile Vanda species from Burma (Myanmar)

    The origin of this species is from Burma (Myanmar) got this one about 2 years ago, at that time very small jungle collected. First time blooming very pleasant smell.Experts from this forum is required to identify this species or maybe hybrid.Thanks in advance.
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    looks great. I've never seen a Vanda like this before, so I am sorry, I have no idea about the id.

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    That is such a cool and unique bloom. Hope you get the identification, Zain.

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    Nice yellow!!! That fascinates me, it being from so far away!

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    hmmm, cant help much either...
    i noticed the very long lip, exceptional.

    nice one zain!

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    Zain, your plant looks like Vanda testacea, just the lip should be violet.

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    cant help with the ID tho, but its beautiful.

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    It looks like a natural hybrid between V. testeacia and V. dennisonianum. Some of the V. testeacia has solid orange color, but the blue lip part is recessive when it come to breeding. The waxy sheen and flower texture looks definietly like V. dennisonianum blood and its very dominant when it come to breeding.

    Also the plant growth is very typical of V.dennisonianum. Pure V. testeacia are very strappy and V shaped and almost horizontal (kindda like a Astm. miniatum leaf, but a little thinner). I have V. coerulescens and lilacina and when they are not in bloom (including testeacia), they are almost impossible to tell them apart.

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    Thanks for helping me for the ID maybe wonderlen right, could be the hybrids between denisoniana and testacea, I never seen the flower like this in the internet although it's come from the forest.Thanks everybody.

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