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L. purpnea 'C.H. #7' x L. purpnea 'Xint'

This is a discussion on L. purpnea 'C.H. #7' x L. purpnea 'Xint' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This one bloomed the other day....

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    Default L. purpnea 'C.H. #7' x L. purpnea 'Xint'

    This one bloomed the other day.
    Last edited by DEC; June 8th, 2012 at 06:08 PM.

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    WOW ! Also looks like a striata clone !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    Also looks like a striata clone !!
    Yes but it seems that 'Xint' and 'C.H#7' are var. flamea clones.
    Why "purpnea" and not "purpurata" ?
    Beautiful blooming.

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    Good question on the name. I copied it from the tag on the plant which is from a well known grower here in Florida. Perhaps he made a mistake or perrhaps someone else on the forum can shed some light on the issue. But of course an Orchid by any other name........

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    Just lovely!!

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    I dug a little deeper and although the tag is as I listed there is another reference to this plant as L. Purpurata var Flamea (C.H. #7 x 'Xint')
    Perhaps this provides some clarification. Sorry for the confusion as I am a novice.

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    Yes, beautiful and I agree about the name, Purpurata.

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