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Catasetum discolor

This is a discussion on Catasetum discolor within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; this is catasetum discolor, a close relative to catasetum ciliatum. when i saw this plant, ...

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    Default Catasetum discolor

    this is catasetum discolor, a close relative to catasetum ciliatum. when i saw this plant, the bulb was infected but i still purchased it because it was brought to my attention of late that the discolor and ciliatum are regarded as two different species.
    i cut of the infected area and i was waiting for it to grow a new shoot but it decided to grow a spike instead. taking the risk, i allow the spike to develop.
    if one were to search the internet, there are still many sites who regarded this two species as synonym.
    the fourth is a picture of ciliatum, i include it inside for comparison purpose.
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    Wow. Looks awesome. Thanks for showing the difference between discolor and ciliatum.

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    I like them both, but I think I like the ciliatum a bit more!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ksriramkumar View Post
    Wow. Looks awesome. Thanks for showing the difference between discolor and ciliatum.
    you are welcome and thanks for the lovely comments

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    I like them both, but I think I like the ciliatum a bit more!
    couldn't agree with you more but the discolor has a more gentle look when views personally, somehow a feminine looks, perhaps the smaller size.

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    I think it is the striping that draws me in.

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    Ok, I have to admit, that little bulb with the blooms has to be the most pitiful, yet cutest thing I have seen so far. I love it! These orchids never fail to amaze me.
    mk

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    Never seen this "in person" before. Thanks for sharing, Ian.

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    Love these blooms - especially the last photo.

    cheers,
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    Both are equally beautiful very nice collection Ian and unique.

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