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Dendrobium nobile var virginalis

This is a discussion on Dendrobium nobile var virginalis within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; yesterday I've bought these plant, but I'm not sure if the name is correct. The ...

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    Default Dendrobium nobile var virginalis

    yesterday I've bought these plant, but I'm not sure if the name is correct. The shape of the lip is for me total diferent from, let me say normal nobile.
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    Hi I can't help with the ID but you sure bought a real beauty!

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    WOW!! Lovely bloom!!

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    This dendrobium is so unique, I bet you get the identification confirmed. I looked at Kew and they described the color in the lip, but didn't reference the shape. Plants & Fungi: Dendrobium nobile (noble dendrobium) - Species profile from Kew

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    The blooms are so elegant and beautiful...but the lip is really a bit unusual fot nobile type. Can't help with ID.

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    A graceful, lovely addition to your collection. I am sorry that I also can't help with a name. AL

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    Cute Dendrobium.
    I think it is Dendrobium Cassiope (nobile x moniliforme) in a white form.

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    Eerika' Bilder, Dendrobium Cassiope :

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    Eric, maybe you are right. It looks very similar.

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    It is lovely, no matter its questionable lineage.

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    love the dark color inner lip against the pure white..awesome!

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