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orchid ID Please

This is a discussion on orchid ID Please within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Cheers, I've got a couple of chids that i love to be ID'd. Both are ...

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    Cheers,

    I've got a couple of chids that i love to be ID'd. Both are dendrobiums (i think)
    but didn't know which species they are. Anyways the first set I got about 4-5
    months ago and has bloomed now, and the second set I got last week from the
    sunday market, actually it was labeled dendrobium setegerum, but i can't seem
    to find any info for it, so maybe i was mislabeled. Oh and this one has around
    6 pods, so i also need to start learning to flask or maybe someone can point me
    to a local flasking service, so as not to waste the pods.

    Thanks in advanced.
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    The first one could be Dendrobium secundum and the second one with the pods would be in the Latouria section of the Dendrobiums, ie Dendrobium setigerum... and both are natives of the philippines.

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    tim
    thanks for ID, in the label i've got it is misspelled as Den. setegerum, thanks i really
    appreciate that.

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    hi randy,
    the setigerum is nice!
    sorry, cant help with the flasking info though.

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    thanks ron. well i think i still have plenty of time to research and learn flasking. another
    option would be to just give the pods away to a local botanical garden.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delphiguy View Post
    thanks ron. well i think i still have plenty of time to research and learn flasking. another
    option would be to just give the pods away to a local botanical garden.
    Or........... not local?! I know one close by and they are very good!...
    Both are beautiful, Randy! Congrats!!!
    P.S. If I had those pods I would've give it a try!

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    thanks margo. yeah with 6 of them pods, i'll definitely give it a try on 1 of them.

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