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ID help

This is a discussion on ID help within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; I have a few phals and a den I would love some help IDing 🙂 ...

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    I have a few phals and a den I would love some help IDing 🙂 thanks in advance for your replies!

    #1 Phal - the blooms become more yellow the older they get so I'm including pics of both fresh and old blooms. It looks a lot like the Liodoro but I really don't think I got that lucky lol (plus I cut the flower spike so it could focus on leaves and roots...oops) It had somewhat of a floral fragrance, but to me I thought it smelled more fishy than anything oddly enough.



    #2 Phal - It's slightly fragrant, floral yet very sweet. Similar to the oncidium sharry baby


    #3 Phal - Hey cutie, who are you? 😉


    #4 Den - it's a phalaenopsis or bigibbum type, I can find lots of pictures that look very similar but none that are so green on the backside

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    Can't believe it, I forgot this one lol. It has much bigger flowers than the rest. And a very slight floral fragrance


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    You're never going to be able to accurately ID any of them - despite what some may suggest.

    There are just SO many hybrids out there that look the same, natural variation within a population of siblings, and variations in flower appearance due to differences in cultural parameters, that two, totally different hybrids can appear the same and two identical hybrids can look different.

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    They are beautiful...enjoy

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    raybark, I do realize I can never be 100% sure. But it's nice to try to put a name to them 🙂 plus someone out there might own one and know it right away and be able to give me a name. I'm not looking to register them in a show or anything. This is just a fun part of the hobby for me 😉
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    Ray is right almost impossible to tell, enjoy them instead!

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    Ditto.
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    They're lovely!

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