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This is a discussion on Those dratted orchid name changes within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Just remember Botany and Horticulture are not eh same thing. In Botany we like nice ...
Just remember Botany and Horticulture are not eh same thing. In Botany we like nice groups. In horticulture and hybrids such things are really not important. I get chewed out all the time for the name changes to orchid hybrids. Not my fault. I could care less that a Brassolaeliocattleya is now Rhyncholaleiocattleya. A lot of the problems are that the RHS simply did not listen to taxonomists nearly 100 years ago. Otherwise Rhyncholaelia would never have been registered as Brassavola and Encyclia as Epidendrum.
The RHS has yet to deal with Phalaenopsis, Doritis, and Kingidium being one and the same genus.
For the currently accepted names of orchid species google Kew Monocot Chesklist.
For the correct name of your orchid hybrid google RHS Orchid Register.
Bingo... And there you have it!!!
Actually, I have more difficulty with made up multi-generic names. Some of my "cattleyas" seem to have gone from being Blcs or Potinaras, to strange names that I don't even recognise as being in the Catt alliance at all. e.g. Mantinaras, Thwaitesearas, Guarisophelas....