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Cattleya labiata var. concolor

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    Cattleya labiata var. concolor

    Cattleya labiata var. concolor
    
'Concolor' is the color variety where lip, petals and sepals are all the same color.
This is usually a relatively light-pink color. Personally I've never seen a dark-pink 'concolor' flower.
At the base of the tube we see the typical yellow color with magenta stripes. On the 'concolor' variety, the stripes and yellow color stop together before they reach the lip's frontal lobe.
In many 'concolor' flowers the white eyes (starting at the side lobes) are connected to each other and draw a separation in between the colorful yellow and magenta inside of the tube and the frontal lobe of the lip.
The frontal lobe of the lip always has the same color as the petals and sepals.
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    What a lovely orchid. It is just beautiful. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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    What a beauty

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    Very very beautiful. Congratulations Horst.

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    Exquisite, Horst - great photo composition.

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    Wohoo ! She is gorgeous !

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    Just awesome!! Gongratulations, Horst! You've got an outstanding clone.

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    I could not agree more...Betty
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    What a lovely orchid. It is just beautiful. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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    Awesome cattleya orchid blooms! SO pretty!

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