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Odontoglossum wyattianum

This is a discussion on Odontoglossum wyattianum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Torrid heats what were in Poland they destroyed 4 buds...

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    Default Odontoglossum wyattianum

    Torrid heats what were in Poland they destroyed 4 buds
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    what a shame, otherwise its a beauty!

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    Still, the surviving blooms have great color and patterning.

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    I believe this plant to be Odm harrayanium as it flowering at the wrong time of year for Odm wyattianum.If this plant was in flower 3-4 moths ago then it would have been Odm wyattianum

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    Mrs. Bockemühl write in her Odontoglossum monograph, that the petals of Odontoglossum harryanum are forward turned, what distinguish it from Odont. wyattianum. Here are petals outstretched. For me it is Odont. wyattianum.
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    there is also a breeding issue.quite some time ago a supposed selfing of harrayanium took place,but one of the plants was wyattianum .A lot of the prodigy have flatened flowers like wyattianum but flower at the harryanium time of summer fall .The plants also look the same when not in flower,so one has to go by the flowering time,winter/spring,summer fall.

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    Either way, interesting flower -- I've never seen this one before.

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