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This is a discussion on ID? within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This inflorescence opened with 6 blooms. About 2.5" in diameter each, waxy texture and nicely ...

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    Question ID?

    This inflorescence opened with 6 blooms. About 2.5" in diameter each, waxy texture and nicely fragrant. I suspect Netrasiri in the lineage, but not sure. Any clues?

    Cheers, Michael
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    Definitely Lc. Loog ton

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    Loog Tone is often seen in darker colors, but it is possible. There are also dozens of others hybrids that look very similar. Unless it happens to be a clone and you see a photo that is truly an exact match, no ID of an unknown Catt hybrid can ever be definite.

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    Michael, I think it is very likely a Lc Looq Tone as it is a Thai hybrid. I have one that looks very similar.

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    Very nice whatever the name is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaphMadMan View Post
    Loog Tone is often seen in darker colors, but it is possible. There are also dozens of others hybrids that look very similar. Unless it happens to be a clone and you see a photo that is truly an exact match, no ID of an unknown Catt hybrid can ever be definite.
    Kirk, there are atleast 3 registered colour forms of Loog ton, 1) Yellow, 2) Orange and a very very dark colour Red form. There are many that lie in between these froms. I have both the yellow and orange form. And this one resembles the yellow form.

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    Hello Amey,

    And thanks for the ID info. and additional details just now. I am wondering
    about a very very similar Orchid (colors and size) I also have in my collection,
    except it is NOT waxy in texture and looks like your avatar. I am told it's name is Netrasiri. Are they related?? Thanks.

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    Yes they are, Lc. Loog Ton is Lc. Netrasiri doll X C. thospol spot. So Netrasiri is the father of Loog ton. But Netrasiri is still waxy not as much as Loog ton but still waxy. My avatar pic is Lc. Loog ton orange.

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    Whatever you call it...it's pretty!

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