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Dendrobium i.d. question

This is a discussion on Dendrobium i.d. question within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Here's a new one....I've really got to declare this the last one for awhile; I ...

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    Smile Dendrobium i.d. question

    Here's a new one....I've really got to declare this the last one for awhile; I have my free plant for joining a club coming and after that I'm done buying for awhile....
    Anyways, from looking at the info here and on other websites I think I may be close....is it a Dendrobium Phalaenopsis Biggibbum? The stake reads Dendrobium 20-06/#18 Samphan Brown. I cannot find Samphan Brown anywhere....Here's a picture...it is a very deep deep violet or purple, the picture looks much lighter but shows off the veining.
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    I love the mottled veining in the flowers..almost reminds me of vandas.

    What you have is a hard cane dendrobium hybrid. This hybrid is probably made with D. biggibum and/or D. phalaenopsis, crossed again with Lord knows what else.

    Samphan Brown isn't registered with the Royal Horticultural Society, so I don't know its parentage.

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    Sorry I can't help, but she's an absolute beauty Judi

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    nice color ,but like the phallies they have been so in breed that its impossible to put a name to them

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    It is lovely, but you will probably have a hard time finding the name for this one since there are so many that are so similar. Still, it has beautiful blooms!

    Cheers,
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