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Restrepia muscifera

This is a discussion on Restrepia muscifera within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; hey I'm not cheap, just easy... I mean accessible! thanks for the info re Durif... ...

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    hey I'm not cheap, just easy... I mean accessible!

    thanks for the info re Durif... now I'm confused though, here we have Sirah grapes which we call "Shiraz".. so does this mean Petite Sirah is like a dwarf version?

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    Tim, the 'petite sirah' grape is separate from the sirah/shiraz grape even though the names are similar. The petite sirah grape is descended from the Duriff Rhone grape of France. In the United States, wine produced from the French Syrah grape is normally called Syrah. US winemakers may also choose to label their wines as Shiraz. Under American wine laws, either name may appear on the label. Syrah first appeared as a wine grape in California in the 1970s, and there are increasing amounts of it being grown in Washington state.

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