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Cattleya (Laelia) purpurata var. striata

This is a discussion on Cattleya (Laelia) purpurata var. striata within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; The shape is not the best but the lip is wonderful. I use flashlight to ...

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    Default Cattleya (Laelia) purpurata var. striata

    The shape is not the best but the lip is wonderful. I use flashlight to capture the true color.

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    Truly beautiful Catt. The lip is awesome, particularly in the close-up shot.

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    Nice one! Purpuratas are top of my list of most beautiful Catt alliance.
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    Love this cattleya, Eric. So beautiful.

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    Lovely striata! Not too much peloric, just the right amount for me.

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    Wonderful captures of a beauty

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    Thank you for your kind comments.

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    Beautiful lip!

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    Nice close up photo and beautiful flowers Eric.

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    Pretty pretty!

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