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Aerides houlletiana

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    Default Aerides houlletiana

    First time bloomer: it is labeled as Aerides houlletiana, but I am not quite sure, actually I doubt it is... Flowers are very tiny, less than 1 cm wide and no noticable fragrance; plant is around 6 cm high, while the length of leaf is about 10 cm. What do you think it is?
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    No idea what it is but like the flowers

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    I would have say it was miss-labeled. Aerides houlletiana has 1" scented blooms on a pretty large plant. The lip it different too.

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    The plant is from the genus Cleisostoma, maybe crochettii but am not sure. Tom may know which one.

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    Lars is correct, sure ain't Aer.houlletiana.

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    Very nice, wonderful pictures!

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    I agree with Lars it is Clesostoma species...pretty Branka

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    Pretty, whatever it turns out to be.

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    Tnx guys for all your answers. Still looking for what could have been; I know can't be Aerides houlletiana, I am not sure about Cleisostoma too, so I'm thinking about Sarcoglyphis species ...surely Mietek will know...

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    It's for sure not Cl. crochetii, what about, Sarcoglyphis mirabilis?

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