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Xylobium varigatum

This is a discussion on Xylobium varigatum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I received this in trade last fall. It is a Central to South American species. ...

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    I received this in trade last fall. It is a Central to South American species. It wasn't in the best shape when I received it last fall but I have been babying it and it has responded with a spike. The flowers are held just above the P-bulbs.


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    It looks as if it is very fragile. Soft blooms? What does the plant look like. I don't think I have seen a Xylobium before.

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    Leaves similar to Lycaste aromatica. I didn't make a whole plant shot for it looks shoddy. It look like that since I received it. It is developing new growth so hopefully I can keep the new leaves looking nice.

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    The flowers remind me a bit of some types of dendrobiums

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    If the blooms are any indication, you're doing a great job nursing this one back to health. Thanks for sharing; I'd never even heard of this one before.

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