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Dickasonia vernicosa

This is a discussion on Dickasonia vernicosa within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Tiny orchid with small pseudobulbs: flowers have a slightly musky smell....

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    Default Dickasonia vernicosa

    Tiny orchid with small pseudobulbs: flowers have a slightly musky smell.
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    A lovely little orchid...thanks for sharing your pics, Branka.

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    Your plant and my Panisea albiflora almost like identical twins. Very nice!

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    What an elegant orchid. So pretty.

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    Awesome photos Branka, never knew about this species.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom-19951 View Post
    Your plant and my Panisea albiflora almost like identical twins. Very nice!
    I just googled Panisea albiflora and I can say you're right Tom, almost like identical twins indeed. At first sight I would say this is the same species, but there is difference: the lip of Panisea albiflora is a bit more wide with a bit undulate margins, I guess there are some more differences, but yes, they are very similar. I'll pay attention to this species for sure.

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    Beautiful blooms. a Species new to me. Thanks for posting, Branka.

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    Ahh miniatures. Always my favorite .

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    nice flowers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paph View Post
    I just googled Panisea albiflora and I can say you're right Tom, almost like identical twins indeed. At first sight I would say this is the same species, but there is difference: the lip of Panisea albiflora is a bit more wide with a bit undulate margins, I guess there are some more differences, but yes, they are very similar. I'll pay attention to this species for sure.
    Panisea albiflora has two leaves and the spike comes from the tip of the pseudobulb, while Dickasonia vernicosa has one leaf per pseudobulb and the spike comes from the base of the pseudobulb. The pseudobulbs have different shape as well. Based on what I have seen here, yours is Panisea albiflora IMO...

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