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Renanthera

This is a discussion on Renanthera within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Originally Posted by jimec When you have these plants that you suspect may be of ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimec View Post
    When you have these plants that you suspect may be of hybrid origin, it would be helpful if you included the size of your flowers. Flowers of Renanthera philippinensis are about 4 cm tall. Whereas flowers of R. elongata, which also occurs in the southern Philippines, are about 2.5 cm tall.

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    Jim I have measured the flowers this morning and the height is 2cm and the
    width is 1.5cm.

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    Hi Randy,

    With those measurements it seems your plant could be of hybrid origins.

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    Thanks for confirming Jim.

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