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Cattleya bifoliate NoID

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    well my cat. is blooming now but i dont know the name of it =/ can anyone help. I have also done some research about it and most catts have 1 or 2 leaves and mine has 2 and 3 is that possible??
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    Hi Raver, is this your birthday present opening its blooms? It's very pretty. I'm sorry I can't help with identifying it for you, but I'm hoping someone on this forum can.

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    no this one i got it before my birthday and it only had the sheaths and then the sheaths opened up and this came out lol. for my bday i got a potinara chief sweet orange and an Angraecum Didieri. but you can say this was my early bday present to myself lol.

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    Looks EXACTLY like my cattleya intermedia. Wish I still had it...it bloomed ALL the time! Wonderful orchid. Mine did not have any smell...does yours? Please let me know...Betty

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    Doesn't look like intermedia to me. It could be a C. dubiosa hybrid.

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    Well, the tag said cattleya intermedia. I bought it from one of the members of the Minnesota orchid Society, a LONG time ago. Maybe someone look it up for Byron?
    Betty :-)

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    Byron, I looked on images, (google) and I believe that it IS the c. intermedia. Betty :-)

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    No betty i dont think it has a smell or i just cant tell lol, i've been looking at the intemedia and it kinda looks like one of them =) and yes this one will bloom all the time. they have 2 other orchids like mine at one of my local nurseries and they are the same one as the one i have and this is the second time i see them blooming in 5 months lol. i think i will buy both of them and maybe share one with betty since she dont have hers anymore

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    I believe that it is called cattleya intemedia, because it is not as large as a regular cattleya. Hence the name cattleya intermedia ( which means medium! ) And Byron, I know that you're just kidding me, about sending me one! Betty :-)

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    i'm not really kidding i might divide mine or just get another one

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