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Can anyone ID this orchid for me?

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    Question Can anyone ID this orchid for me?

    I have owned this orchid for 5 yrs. and every year it blooms like clock work. This last year after blooming it proceeded to DIE. And of course somewhere along the line I lost the name tag. The blooms are small (maybe an inch across) and very waxy looking. No smell.
    I'm assuming it is an ocidium as that's what they foliage looked like. Help! I want another one!Name:  trimmed orchid_1.jpg
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    I`m no expert, but I would say Zygopetalum of some sorte!

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    Thanks, any info is helpful.

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    It looks a bit like a Colmanara I saw...google images for Colmanara Wildcat 'Rainbow' or 'Green Valley' maybe?

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    The flowers are much smaller than the Colmanara and "rounder"? But thanks. I have looked every where I can think of.

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    Oh, I missed that the flowers were only about an inch. Well, I hope you are able to run into another one of these days!

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