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Paph villosum

This is a discussion on Paph villosum within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I love the waxy looking pouch, easy to grow here but hard to bloom, really ...

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    I love the waxy looking pouch, easy to grow here but hard to bloom, really enjoy this photo.

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    This looks really beautiful. Does this specie come in flower colour and pattern variants? I got one last year with the same name tag, but it looks quite different here is the picture for comparison
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    Both are very regal.

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    Yes, both are quite different..... Tim, how large is yours? How are the leafs shape and colour? I loved it

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    wow those are lovely.... paphs are a class of their own.

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    Amey, there is quite a variation in this species and many varieties are described. I can't be certain about the ID of yours but those petals are very much a characteristic of villosum.

    Rosalia, the plant has a leaf span of about 30cm... they don't take up much space though as the fan grows on a strongly upright V shape.

    Thanks Zain, Randy and Tami for the lovely comments, glad you like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    This looks really beautiful. Does this specie come in flower colour and pattern variants? I got one last year with the same name tag, but it looks quite different here is the picture for comparison
    The reason this one looks different is because it is. This is a HYBRID of villosum and not the true species.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy View Post
    The reason this one looks different is because it is. This is a HYBRID of villosum and not the true species.
    I was also thinking on the same lines. The nursery seems to have given the wrong name tag. A NOID again then, or do you know what hybrid it could be??

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    Beautiful composition & paph Tim. Another to add to my favorites.

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