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Paphiopedilum adductum

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    Default Paphiopedilum adductum



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    WOW-wonderful dark dorsal .

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    The dark dorsal, the line pattern on the bucket and the lines on the sepals and well just really neat!

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    this is wonderful nelson thanks for sharing this.

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    this one is a beauty Nelson, fantastic dorsal...thanks..is it potted or...?

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    Wow. The colors and form on adductum is (if you'll pardon the near pun) addictive. I *must* put this on my wish list for the day when I try a few species paphs! Stunning, Nelson!

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    The one opening up looks like it just ate something. lol Cool and very different!

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    Stunning!

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    beautiful! almost sinister, but beautiful.

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    Default Thank you, guys.

    Quote Originally Posted by dudleyleroux View Post
    beautiful! almost sinister, but beautiful.
    In the book Tropical Slipper Orchids: Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium Species & Hybrids by
    Harold Koopowitz, this species is described as the Darth Vader of orchids.

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