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Is this Rhynchostylis gigantea?

This is a discussion on Is this Rhynchostylis gigantea? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; It's a Rhynchostylis gigantea... It looks like a tetraploid type differs from our wild plants ...

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    It's a Rhynchostylis gigantea...
    It looks like a tetraploid type differs from our wild plants in the Philippines.
    Your plant is very healthy and has waxy leaves with no signs of infection of bacterial/viral blight.

    I liked it.

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    It looks very much like a Rhynco but it could also be a hybrid.

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    Thanks for your replies. I think I have settled on the idea that it is Rhyncostylis. Iim pretty sure the tetraploid vanda tag is a mislabel. In any case, I will post pictures when I get it to bloom.

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    Its a Rhinchostylus gigantea...... here is a picture of a really good, old one at the 19th WOC... it was in the display next to my society's..... note it has the notched leaves, as well
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    Beautiful! Thanks for posting. I'm going to put mine in a basket.

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