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Is it Dendrobium or Bulbophyllum?

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    Default Is it Dendrobium or Bulbophyllum?

    Just for your info the size of the flower about less than one inch nice fragrant but for one day only the flower arise from the mature stem, the pseudobulb as you can see very small fusiform with hard leaves.
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    I don't know a name but if its flowering from the rhizome I would think its a Bulbophyllum.

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    Blooming from the mature stem .... it's a dendrobium.

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    Yep, Dend. Relooked at pics & see flower from top of bulb. Misunderstood 'stem'.

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    I would guess dendrobium, but only a guess. Great looking bloom in any case.

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    Thanks Roy, Yew and Bruce for your opinion I also would think the same and to make my decision more firm need your expertise from you all thank you very much and I would be very happy if our forum can give the ID this wonderful creature thank in advance.

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    Looks to me like a Diplocaulobium, not sure which species though. I think this genus has been put back into Dendrobium for the time being but I could be wrong about that. Beautiful plant and flowers!

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    It also has insects - check photo #2

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    Quote Originally Posted by raybark View Post
    It also has insects - check photo #2
    Yes you are right thanks Ray.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gnathaniel View Post
    Looks to me like a Diplocaulobium, not sure which species though. I think this genus has been put back into Dendrobium for the time being but I could be wrong about that. Beautiful plant and flowers!
    Hi Nat most of the Diplocaulobium have slender tall plants may be this one exception but I'm not that sure too usually it's is star shape anyway thanks .

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    Thanks all. Zain.

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    It is a Diplocaulobium species. You have to do some research on your plant and figure out which species it is. some look very similar and some in collection are still not confirmed, so look closer... Good luck! I also have a couple of them that I need to confirm the ID also.
    and yes, the plants from this genus vary a bit. some are tall and skinny but some are short with good sized pbulbs.

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