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Recognise this RED Bulbophyllum?

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    Question Recognise this RED Bulbophyllum?

    I am posting a photo (not me in the picture!) which shows a RED Bulbo. which won 1st prize in a contest. Someone said it is a "Bulbo. Phalaenopsis"
    (smelly flower) which I'm afraid is incorrect after some research. Can anyone help identify it? Many thanks in advance.

    Cheers, Michael
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    This is a phrag besseae (slipper orchid). Not fragrant to my memory, Michael.

    Cheers,
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    Was this at an actual orhid show? Can't see how any judge could have screwed that one up so badly. No it is not a bulbo. It is a Phragmipedium. Could be Phrag besseae or one of its many many hybrids.

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    Looks like BD was "quicker on the draw' than myself.

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    Thank you very much both of you! Mystery solved...

    Cheers, Michael

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    yuppers it could be phragmipedium don wimber

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