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Is this an orchid?

This is a discussion on Is this an orchid? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I was given some plants by a friend, she could not remember what kind of ...

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    I was given some plants by a friend, she could not remember what kind of flowers and color, her hanging basket was overcrowded with it and they were all hanging off so I had cut off a few plants and gave away some keeping two, they are growing quite well in hanging baskets with my usual coconut husks some pebbles, coal, and wood chips with some roots hanging off of them but because I have never seen a plant like these I wondered if it was an orchid.Name:  P_20140430_082002a.jpg
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    Looks like a vandaceous orchid to these eyes! Definitely an orchid of some sort.

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    surely some sort of vanda.

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    Very similar to an Aerides.

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    It looks like an orchid... (im no expert.)

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    Concur with the Roy. the root has some velamen so it is an orchid and secondly it is vandaceous and could be some Aerides or its hybrid.

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    Concur with Roy - probably Aerides odorata.

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