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What kind is this?

This is a discussion on What kind is this? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hi :) Newbie here, my daughter & I bought one of these from Home Depot ...

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    Hi :)
    Newbie here, my daughter & I bought one of these from boxstore & the sticker on the pot says epidendrum, that's all. We thought it may have been an epidendrum calanthum, but those have frilly lips, ours don't. Mine just bloomed today & the foilage looks like palm leaves. I've tried to add pics, but don't know if they'll show up.
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    Sorry, no clue, but that is beautiful. How large of a plant is that?

    I wish HD's up here carried plants like that. We only get Phals and Dends.

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    OMG I totally blanked on the name of that! I had one and the flowers smelled...purple. No other way to describe it. It's not an Epi.... Oh man I am so brain dead. If nobody else tells you what it is then I will remember soon...I hope!

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    That looks like Spathoglottis plicata to me.

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    Yaaaaay! Tanya got it!

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    It is definitely not an epidendrum, but I'm not sure what it is. Give Mike some time, it will fall off the tip of his tongue when he isn't expecting it. Great find for boxstore though..

    Go Tanya!

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    Nice going, Tanya! It looks like Spathoglottis plicata (Philippine ground orchid) to me too.

    Hi Valerie!

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    Thanks guys for all your help!!! BTW ValB561 is my mom .

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    Thanks to everyone for your help!!

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    hi this is ground orchid i too have one like this

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