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    Today I already posted the flowers from South East Asia, then Africa and now South America. The vendor told me maybe from Mexico, as you can see the plant very small in clumps and the spike arise from the mature pseudobulb measuring more then 3 feet, I dont know what it is blooming several times in my garden, is it Laelia? Cattleopsis???? need help for the ID thanks for looking
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    My guess would be Laelia rubescens. Nice flower and plant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zozzl View Post
    My guess would be Laelia rubescens. Nice flower and plant.
    Pat thank you very much for the ID I agree with you very strange species the flowers after 3 to 5 days then fade so sad.Zain

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    Fits the criteria for Laelia rubescens from what you described Zain is it fragrant aswell

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason-UK View Post
    Fits the criteria for Laelia rubescens from what you described Zain is it fragrant aswell
    Got but the scent so soft might be to insect could be so strong. He He. Thanks.

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    Indeed it is a L. rubescens ! That is a very healthy plant Zainal!

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    Looks like it is a Laelia rubescens.

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    Thanks everybody for the confirmation of ID, really like it.

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