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Lc. Chyong Guu Swan?

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    Hi everyone, I have an unknown cattleya that has finally bloomed for me after 2 years' of cultivation. But unfortunately I have been unable to find the ID for it, until recently someone posted one which looks similar to mine. I'm wondering if anyone can help to confirm if she is indeed a Swan.
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    Its very similar but myself, I don't think that's the one. There is a lot more streaking in the throat on this one and it lacks the mauve center lines on the petals of Lc. Chyong Guu Swan. Just my observations though.

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    C. (Lc.) Chyong Guu Swan is a very common type of big Cattleya hybrid of very typical breeding. Hundreds of white with colored lip floofy Catt crosses look similar. Your flower looks a bit stunted and beat up, so it may not even be a good representation of this plant. It doesn't match the most commonly pictured versions of CGS, usually a solid darker redder lip with less yellow and less striping, and often with small but very noticeable colored flares in the petals. It could be CGS or it could be any of those hundreds of similar registered crosses and even more that were never registered. This has good potential to be impressive with a stronger flower, but it will probably not be possible to ever make a positive identification.

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    Looks so nice.

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    lovely mauve

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