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No ID Cattleya

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    Default No ID Cattleya

    Probably a species. The tag is obviously wrong "mossiae semi-alba" !!!
    1st blooming, it's a young plant.
    Any idea ?

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    A species and then don't know it...
    Love it though!
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    Not a clue about the ID...lovely Catt though. That lip is gorgeous.
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    the lip on this cattleya orchid. I hope someone can identify it.

    cheers,
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    Looks much like lueddemanniana to me, but I'm no expert...

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    Quote Originally Posted by gnathaniel View Post
    Looks much like lueddemanniana to me, but I'm no expert...
    The size of the plant can fit with lueddemanniana. I had the same idea when I saw it but I'm not sure.
    I forgot to look at the column. Cattleya lueddemanniana column has a special feature : 2 little horns at the end. I'll look tomorrow.

    Here is a luedde column :

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    Very nice what ever you call it...

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    Does anyone else think it could be a mossiae, but a non-alba?

    I would like to see a picture of the plant and leaves. That would help.

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    I am thinking it is a Cattleya labiata. I have one that flowers like this, but I cannot post the pictures, since they are on a pendrive that is in India

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    I looked at the column this morning, it's not a lueddemanniana, no horn/hook.
    For me the color pattern of the lip does not match with mossiae and it's not labiata blooming season in Europe.
    Maybe it's not a species but a primary ?

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