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This is a discussion on A pretty little thing, but what goes on the label ? within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I like the explanations and arguments given, and I will have a look at the ...
I like the explanations and arguments given, and I will have a look at the proposals and if I agree, as I'm sure I will, then my answer is given.
But why, I wonder does Orchidwiz not know about this, or the RHS Register ( although in the latter case it may well do , it is simply that the offered searvh engine on the RHS site is rather clunky and maybe a bit unreliable) . And perhaps Orchidwiz primarily relies on that ? I shall ask Alex.
Not saying Julie is necessarily wrong on the ID, but RHS actually has record of 5 hybrids using Ion. utricularioides as pod and 11 with it as pollen parent, as well as 2 hybrids registered using Ion. paniculata as pod and 7 as pollen parent, though as pointed out many of these are obviously not matches (eg probably not an Ionettia). To my untrained eye what you have looks more like what I'd expect from Ionocidium Blue Mist (utricularioides x Onc. incurvum) than from Seewatloppen (utric. x Onc. baueri), but that doesn't mean much! And maybe it's an unregistered cross?
I have added "perhaps" to the plant label.
Personally I think it is a bit of a scandal the way the RHS Register is so user unfriendly on-line. The Registrar himself is a helpful chap , but one doesn't want to pester him ( and maybe he would not be quite so friendly if I did send him a question every time I got stuck ! ) But then, the RHS is a law unto itself - or as I always say when I pretend to defend it - "Its the best RHS we've got" and my opinion of it is so high that I resigned my membership - after 50 years - a couple of years ago.
I think I have been a trifle short-sighted? Thank you.