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Help ID this Paph.

This is a discussion on Help ID this Paph. within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Originally Posted by Piper glaucophylum x hirsutissimum = Mishtawayawininiwak (no kidding!) Julie oddly enough, the ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Piper
    glaucophylum x hirsutissimum = Mishtawayawininiwak (no kidding!)

    Julie
    oddly enough, the name of a chippewa tribe in manitoba. I wonder if my clan ever had any cool divisional names back in Ireland - i could make an orchid and name it after em! im sure its the same sort of logic that the creator of mishtawayawiniwiniwak was using!

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    I've seen mishtawayawiniwiniwaks for sale every so often, I think they are a bit darker.... Love the name..

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    And apart from being impossible to say... it was, yes I say was the longest name of an orchid...

    now, the longest named orchid is

    Paphiopedilum Greenteaicecreamandraspberries

    which though hellishly long and will not fit in any tag unless u have small writing... is at least easier to say...

    btw... sorry

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    Quote Originally Posted by bench72
    Paphiopedilum Greenteaicecreamandraspberries
    which though hellishly long and will not fit in any tag unless u have small writing... is at least easier to say...
    And sounds yummy too.

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    Registered by Robert-Jan Quene just for the fact that it was the longest. And strikingly accurate!

    Amusing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Annie
    Registered by Robert-Jan Quene just for the fact that it was the longest. And strikingly accurate!

    Amusing...
    Agreed, a great looking flower if you like something different in shape and color. And green tea ice cream is all the rage in Tokyo!

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