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Dendrobium henanense

This is a discussion on Dendrobium henanense within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; a controversial species from China....

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    Default Dendrobium henanense

    a controversial species from China.
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    Nice, what do you mean controversial species??

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    you know, for Kew people it's a synonym to Dendr. flexicaule. But Chinese taxonomists are keeping Dendr. hehanense as independent species.

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    That lone bloom really stands out against the dark foliage of the orchid plant. Nice. Interesting too about how different people treat the name.

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    What a pretty background for a lovely bloom. It really makes me wonder sometimes about these taxonomy controversies - as if identifying orchids wern't already complicated enough!

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    Quote William Shakespear "What's in a name? that which we call a rose
    By any other name would smell as sweet"
    Hmmm.... I think what matter is what it is... not what its called
    Whatever its called, its lovely - giving my eyes a treat, is it fragrant at all?

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    lovely flower and quite big!

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    I get a feeling of peace and calm. Must be the deep shade background.

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