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Neofinetia falcata Jujak

This is a discussion on Neofinetia falcata Jujak within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Tom, I know the history and the reason for it nick name "Samurai Orchid" and ...

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    Tom, I know the history and the reason for it nick name "Samurai Orchid" and I know Japanese drive for rare things. I'm happy I was born in Europe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanhua View Post
    Tom, I know the history and the reason for it nick name "Samurai Orchid" and I know Japanese drive for rare things. I'm happy I was born in Europe.
    Look, I don't even care where you were born, your race or what you know about orchid... My previous commend was not for you or about you, so don't be so sensitive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom-19951 View Post
    Some of those are very expensive in Japan and they may never get out of Japan. During the economic boom in Japan, the rare ones often were traded for $300,000 or higher..., now, $20,000 to $70,000 for a rare variety is the average price. The not so rare one sold at the auction is about $1000. Yeah, it is crazy but you have to understand the history of this species... it is the thing for social status in Japan.
    thanks for the info tom, had no clue...

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    Tom, sorry but I'm not with you, but I thing we should look more carefully at our wording.

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    @walingwaling:

    Check out this for some details about the history.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lars.Kurth View Post
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    Check out this for some details about the history.
    thanks lars!
    i found it interesting, especially the variety of genera it can be crossed.

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    How dainty! I like the leaves too.

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