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ID please on this orchid

This is a discussion on ID please on this orchid within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Has developed some good roots since it was given to me. Has cylindrical leaves. Owner ...

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    Default ID please on this orchid

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    Has developed some good roots since it was given to me. Has cylindrical leaves. Owner didn't know what the orchid was. Could someone id. so I know how to tend it. Thank you.

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    Hi Rosie look at the morphology of the plant to me maybe it's Brassavola species could be cuculata orB. acaulis.

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    Might be an Australian Dendrobium (Dockrilla) like a striolatum or teretifolium.
    If it is, then let it dry completely in between watering and give it a colder period in winter to promote flowering
    Enjoy it!
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    Correct Maurice, it is now called a Dockrillia Teretifolia (prev. Dockrilla). Thank you for your input. I believe it is also called the Rat Tail Orchid/Bridal Veil Orchid. I learnt all this from a neighbour who delves in Australian natives, who dropped in for a chat yesterday. So thank you Zain and Maurice.

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