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I Need Help....

This is a discussion on I Need Help.... within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; To find the parents of this un-named orphan. I can't remember how long I have ...

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    To find the parents of this un-named orphan.

    I can't remember how long I have this Phal and I have searched everywhere but can't find any info. I think I even posted a pic here 2 years ago......can't remember.

    Anyway its a sequential bloomer and it blooms for as long as the weather is warm. The dark green leaves are slightly wavy at the edge suggesting a Kingianum decumbens parentage. Flowers are same size as that of decumbens, no scent.

    Here's a pic of the flower. Thanks for any input.


    And here's my K decumbens for comparison.

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    I have no idea....but it's totally cute! Love it...
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    Its look that the other parent is equestris as you described this plant continuously growing as the weather is warm. My equestris never stop flowering keep continuing producing new buds till now, more than 2 feet already, since the flower spike emerge from leaf axil.

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    It could be, but I forgot to mention that the spike don't branch out, while both Kingidium decumbens and Phal equestris have branching spikes. This one though will produce long spike (about less than a foot long), like equestris before I get to see the buds but no branching. The spike will reach to less than 2 feet long before the tip finally get dry by the cold dry wind.

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