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Ascocentrum aurantiacum

This is a discussion on Ascocentrum aurantiacum within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Ascocentrum aurantiacum...

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    WOW. I have Ascocentrum garayi - it looks very similar. Love that orange!

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    Beautiful Jojo...

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    This is Ascocentrum aurantiacum? The leaves tell me something is off...

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    What could it be then??? Maybe a Miniatum??? I'm not sure .... all the while I thought this was aurantiacum since these are plentiful here. Got this one and only plant from a guy selling plants in the market near my place.

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    Whatever it is, I call it beautiful.

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    exactly my first thought like Wally's, leaves dont match, looks more like A.miniatum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. suarez View Post
    This is Ascocentrum aurantiacum? The leaves tell me something is off...
    If the leaf colour is what is meant , its only hard water leaving lime scale on them. It's a nuisance, does not improve the appearance, and perhaps slows down growth , but what can you do - if you have not got enough rain.

    But if it is the general appearance of the leaves, I don't actually have this species so can't comment - except to say that the plant in general does look like the miniatums I have ,and not too far away from curvifolium either.

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    Look at aurantiacum in IOSPE - the lip is rather different from what is seen here. miniatum gets my vote.

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    Oh, wonderful orange orchid blooms!!

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