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This is a discussion on name this orchid within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Hint 1......very cool hybrid...

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    Default name this orchid

    Hint 1......very cool hybrid


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    Some sort of phrag hybrid I guess

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    I'm guessing Phrag kovachii x lindenii.

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    one guess??? John that it is...being we are not having activity on this post...It is a deformed flower of Phrag Olaf Gruss....no pouch but a petal instead.

    Hey Prem! you must have posted while I was writing the last message! How are you and the family???
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    I was going to guess a kovachii hybrid with mutation as well . . .

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    very bizarre ! I like it!

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    Interesting.
    Is it a permanent mutation? or just this one flower?

    I was hesitant to say phrag but if I visualize a different labellum, it looks too phrag-ish to be something else.

    There are peloric orchids where the lateral petals mimic the labellum, I would not be surprised if the opposite happens.

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    Phrag. tripetalianum ?????

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    Okay, I've been thinking about this. I know there is a form Phrag lindenii that has no pouch--just an extra petal like above, but the sepals are very different. So is this a bessae x lindenii cross of some kind?

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    Phrag Olaf Gruss is Phrag (besseae x pearcei)

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