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Miltonia or zygopetalum

This is a discussion on Miltonia or zygopetalum within the Genus Specific forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; this is one of my rescue orchids I thought it is a Miltonia but in ...

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    Default Miltonia or zygopetalum

    Name:  zygopetalim Rhein Harlequin .JPG
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Size:  24.5 KBthis is one of my rescue orchids
    I thought it is a Miltonia
    but in one catalog it sais Zygopetalum Rhein Harlekin
    any ideas???

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    It looks like a zygo of some sort, but Zglm Rhein Harlequin or zyglm Louisendorf 'Rhein Harlekin' or not I could not say. Whatever, it is lovely!

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    Thanks
    Now I can tell I have also a zygopetalum in my collection

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    that is one beautiful zygo, great rescue

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    This is probably Galeopetalum Giant, though to me it resembles 'Rhein Moonlight' more than 'Rhein Harlequin'. Both these cultivars, and probably others, are often sold as Zygopetalum rather than Galeopetalum (Zygopetalum x Galeottia) and without the Giant name. If I had this plant I would label it Gptm. Giant(?), since identification of a hybrid is almost never certain. It is absolutely some kind of Zygopetalum hybrid, not a Miltonia.

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    A lovely Zygo type. I think Kirk could be right.

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    Thanks for the insights
    it had a very strong scent, similar to a lily flower, especially in the mornings, so strong that my gas sensors got triggered every mornig untill we caught on
    after that, the first person to wake up in the morning would open the kitchen windows for at least one hour
    sit was funny to arrange our life around an orchid

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    Quote Originally Posted by andreaemilia View Post
    ...it was funny to arrange our life around an orchid
    Really? What's so funny about that?

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