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Name That Phal Round 2

This is a discussion on Name That Phal Round 2 within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; This Phal caught my eye because of the leaf markings which as you can see ...

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    This Phal caught my eye because of the leaf markings which as you can see are similar to Phal schilleriana, stuartiana, etc. This may be a cross with the former because of the lavender color, but then again maybe there are several Phal's out there with mottled any ideas? The petals are very lightly veined with a pale picotee. The flowers are smal and not re-curved back as P. schilleriana.
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    I think you're right, Biker, it's a hybrid, but some species with mottled leaves is evident. There are a couple of others with mottled leaves besides stuartiana and schilleriana, but those two are used heavily in breeding.

    Unfortunately, I can't get any closer than that. When it's pure species it's much easier to say.


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