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    Red face newbie, not even sure if this in an orchid opinions?

    First of, Hello all and what a great forum, I was directed to this site when someone sugested th plant I have may be an orchid of some type.

    So Long story short this plant was left in an old, damp, derelict house for the past 4/5 years. It was originally the one plant but now it is 4/5, presuming it died back and just re-grew from any living parts of the plant. I'll separate the plants asap into individual pots. Can anyone confirm whether it is an orchid or what it is?

    Also I have 2 other plants that I have no ID for, one is a palm leaved like plant, anyone have an idea whereabouts I could post a photo and ask?

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    Is that a Clivia? I've always wanted one if it is. For that matter I've wanted one if it's not. Go ahead and divide it and see what it's planted in dirt might suggest it's not an orchid. I wouldn't guess an orchid could survive in dirt for that long. If it's a clivia it would have bulbs under the dirt. It's sort of related to an amarillis I think.

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    I concur with Diana - could be a Clivia miniata.

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    Yes, that is probably a Clivia, Amaryllis family. If not Clivia, it may be some other Amaryllis or Lily family plant, but not an orchid.

    And go ahead and post your other photos of unknown plants, just use the appropriate non-orchid discussion area.

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