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Grt. Why Not 'yellow'

This is a discussion on Grt. Why Not 'yellow' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; The Grt. Why Not 'yellow' that I acquired last year just bloomed. The plant is ...

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    The Grt. Why Not 'yellow' that I acquired last year just bloomed. The plant is still small, so not many flowers. The other picture is the normal Grt. Why Not.
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    Very nice Neoh, just a question: Ive never come across the shortened 'Grt'...what does it stand for?

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    Ooooo, how beautiful.
    I have the red form, but would love to have a yellow one too!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwiorchids View Post
    Very nice Neoh, just a question: Ive never come across the shortened 'Grt'...what does it stand for?
    That got me, too. Still don't know what it means.

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    I found it: Guaricattonia: Guaritonia = Guarianthe X Cattleya X Broughtonia, then add in a Cattleytonia, and bobs your uncle!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoanui View Post
    Simple! LMAO
    For sure! i could make this cross in my sleep!

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    Wow, lovely lemon yellow. I also like the red form.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwiorchids View Post
    Very nice Neoh, just a question: Ive never come across the shortened 'Grt'...what does it stand for?
    'Grt' stands for Guaritonia, a new intergeneric name between Guarianthe and Broughtonia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by taiping orchid View Post
    'Grt' stands for Guaritonia, a new intergeneric name between Guarianthe and Broughtonia.
    Ok cool, thanks. i went one step too far did i?

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