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Bulbophyllum echinolabium X Bulbophyllum rothschildianum

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    Default Bulbophyllum echinolabium X Bulbophyllum rothschildianum

    One of those fancy meaningless hybrid from the nursery. I have one plant with the same parentage and it is budding with flowers now too.


    Bulbophyllum echinolabium X Bulbophyllum rothschildianum

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    I like this flower, though it looks like its sticking its tongue out at any one that's looking at it. Great red color. AL

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    I like this a lot...even if it is sticking its tongue out!

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    Hi Vincent,

    Never were truer words written - fancy meaningless hyrid.

    Jim Cootes

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    Don't know that meaningless is a word I would use -- I find it a rather interesting flower, myself.

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    Haha, i collected more species Bulbophyllums than hybrids and I think species has its unique charm. However, I do like all mastersianum crosses, especially Lion King and Thai spider.

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    Hi Pavel,

    The intention of a hybrid is for the progeny to be an improvement of the parents. The meaningless hybrid illustrated above is not an improvement of either parent.

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